Communal clash in Kannauj: one killed

Communal clash in Kannauj: one killed

up-police-riots-control-480Kannauj, Jul 6- People of two communities clashed over a petty issue and a person was killed last night, police said, adding that situation was normal now. Police said a dispute erupted on claiming of rent of a shop in Kotwali police station area when people of two communities attacked each other. Both the groups opened fire on each other and pelted stones. In the clash, a person identified as Aqeel(40) was killed while another person was injured. Additional police have been rushed to control the situation while all the schools in the city has been closed today. Altogether 12 people have been arrested so far for their involvement in the clash while authorities have asked the police to be strict on the rumour-mongers. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is slated to visit Kannauj tomorrow to inaugurate a solar power plant. The area is the constituency of Dimple Yadav, wife of the CM

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