21, Oct 2015
Clash took place between members of Koli and Bharwad communities in Morthala village
Ahmedabad: A Violent clash broke out between members of two communities in a village in Surendranagar district of Gujarat. Police fired at least 10 tear gas shells and arrested 25 persons.
During the clash between members of Koli and Bharwad communities at Morthala village, which falls under Thangadh tehsil, two policemen also sustained injuries, said Thangadh police sub-inspector P G Gohil.
“The situation is now under control. Members of Koli and Bharwad came face to face and engaged in stone pelting. Two policemen were also injured. We fired around 10 tear gas shells and also arrested 25 persons of both the communities,” said Gohil.
According to an official of Surendranagar control room, the situation became tense after a man belonging to the Koli community was murdered five days ago.