Tensed situation prevailed in Doomdooma under Tinsukia district of Assam when two groups of people clashed over some objectionable comments made on social networking site facebook. At least 20 people were injured during the clash.
#FLASH | Clashes erupt between two groups of people at Doomdooma in Tinsukia district of #Assam over objectionable comments made in social media; protesters block NH 37, police resort to tear gas shelling, mild baton charge to disperse protesters. situation now under control. pic.twitter.com/MNnC3MYgor
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People from both the groups have blocked the NH-37 during the clash. More than 15 bikes were damaged in the clash.
Police, after reaching Barhapjan area, where the clash took place, resort to tear gas shelling and mild baton charge to disperse protesters from the area. Police also blank fired five rounds of bullets to control the situation.