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20 injured in clashes during Andhra polls

Hyderabad, May 7, 2014, IANS
Six people were injured in a clash between YSR Congress Party and Telugu Desam Party activists in Parachur in Prakasam district. PTI photo

Around 20 people were Wednesday injured in clashes between activists of rival parties in some districts of Andhra Pradesh during the Lok Sabha polls, officials said.

Six people were injured in a clash between YSR Congress Party and Telugu Desam Party activists in Parachur in Prakasam district.

Three police vehicles were damaged in an attack by villagers in Devagudi in Jammalamadugu of Kadapa district. A police officer was also injured in the attack.


Clashes between activists of the two parties were also reported from Anantapur, Chittoor and Guntur districts.

The details of the others who were injured was not immediately known.

Director General of Police Prasada Rao said polling was peaceful barring minor incidents in some places.


Over 100,000 police personnel and 272 companies of central paramilitary forces have been deployed as part of the security arrangements.

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