14 injured in celebratory firing in Uttar Pradesh


As many as 14 people, including two women, were injured in celebratory firing during a marriage ceremony in Medwa village here, police said today.


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Some unidentified persons barged into the wedding venue late last night when a ritual was taking place and opened fire, Lalganj Police Station in-charge Santosh Dubey said.

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Fourteen people were injured in the incident, he said.

They were rushed to a local hospital from where six people, whose condition was stated to be serious, were referred to the district hospital, the officer said.

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On the basis of the complaint filed by the mother of one of the injured, an FIR has been lodged. The matter is being investigated, Dubey said.


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