Clashes in Pipili: Youth killed, vehicles torched

Puri: Multiple incidents of clashes during Ganesh idol immersion were reported from Puri on Saturday. According to reports, one youth was killed in a group clash at Sunamuhin village near Pipili of Puri.

In a similar incident three bikes were torched at Majhipur village in Pipili.

Police has reached both the spots to maintain law and order.

Notably, earlier on Friday around 10 persons were injured in a group clash at Nimabasant village in Puri. The incident occurred during Ganesh idol immersion ceremony when two rival groups clashed. A police vehicle and two motorbikes were torched during the clash. Moreover, another police vehicle was also ransacked.