Jammu: PDP-BJP workers clash in Rajouri , Five injured

Jammu: Five people were injured today during a clash between the workers of PDP and BJP at an agitation in Rajouri for a separate Nowshera district in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Five people were reportedly injured in an assault by some people in Nowshera belt (Rajouri district),” a senior police officer told PTI.

BJP MLA Ravinder Raina in a statement alleged that PDP workers had assaulted his party’s leaders in Nowshera and “critically” injured them.

According to reports, sarpanches Bhadur Singh and Sukhdev Singh, Chhotu Ram Choudhary, Narinder Kumar and Om Parkash were injured during the clashes and were referred to the GMC hospital in Jammu after treatment at the sub- district hospital, Nowshera.

BJP MLA, Raina said that the incident took place during a “peaceful procession” agitation. PDP leader Om Prakesh Choudhary assaulted Bhawani Mandal president Badhur Singh and BJP district chief Narinder Kumar.

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case and the matter is being investigated.

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