16 Injured As Clash Erupts Between TDP, YSRCP Workers In Andhra Pradesh
Sixteen persons were injured on Tuesday after a clash erupted between workers of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) in Mettavalasa village of Srikakulam.
Sub Inspector of Srikakulam Police, M Ahmad told ANI, "A clash erupted between workers of TDP and YSRCP in Mettavalasa village of Srikakulam allegedly over social media post related to recent local body polls. 16 persons were injured. They were taken to hospital."
"As of now, we have deployed additional police personnel at the village," said Mr Ahmad.
"In the recently concluded Gram Panchayat elections, a candidate supported by TDP has won in Mettavalasa village. Some YSRCP workers made some posts on their social media handles. TDP workers allege that those posts are derogatory. In this wake, TDP workers had a verbal brawl with YSRCP workers," said the police official.