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Celebratory Firing During Yuva Morcha Rally On Republic Day Causes Panic

Many residents rushed to their houses and to safer places after hearing the sound of gun fire, causing widespread panic.

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Celebratory Firing During Yuva Morcha Rally On Republic Day Causes Panic
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Celebratory Firing During Yuva Morcha Rally On Republic Day Causes Panic
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2018-01-26T23:20:05+05:30

A man fired gun in the air in celebration during a rally on the ocassion of  Republic Day, causing mass panic in  Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur district.

 On Friday, the local unit of Yuva Morcha organised a rally to celebrate Republic Day. 

The rally passed through several localities of the district headquarter and reached Omti Chowk, a locality that comes under Belbagh Police Station. At Omti Chowk, a man fired guns in the air in celebration. 

 Many residents rushed to their houses and to safer places after hearing the sound of gun fire, causing widespread panic. 

 There was a heavy police presence in the area. 

The Belbagh Police Station said that the shooting did not hurt any person but just caused panic in a locality.

 “We have registered a case under section 336 of the IPC and other sections of the IPC,”  K C Pandey incharge of the  Belbagh Police Station told over telephone.

The shooter reportedly left the scene by taking adavatage of the crowd. 


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