Puri: More than 25 people were injured when two groups of villagers clashed on March 3 in Brahmagiri area of Orissa's Puri district, the police said.
The villagers hurled bombs and exchanged gunfire over their differences on collection of money during Holi, a police officer said. The villagers of Rebana Nuagaon and Jagannathpur also burnt several houses during the clash.
"The clashes started between two villages over differences during Holi. We have rushed additional forces to the area. We have also made some arrests in this connection," Superintendent of Police of Puri Sanjay Kumar told the media. "The injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals," he said.