Jharkhand assembly polls: One dead, 3 injured in clashes in Gumla

ANI Gumla, Jharkhand, India Dec 07, 2019, 02.12 PM(IST)

File Photo: Voters show their ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast votes at a polling station in Jharkhand. Photograph:( ANI )

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The problem began when people got angry due to the delay in voting.

One person died and three others sustained injuries during firing by the security personnel outside a polling booth in Jharkhand on Saturday, said Vishnu Dev Chaudhary, Police in-charge Sisai Gumla district.

The police resorted to firing after a minor clash broke between them and the locals outside booth number 36 of Sisai constituency in Gumla where polling for the second phase of Assembly elections is underway.

The problem began when people got angry due to the delay in voting.

A local journalist was also injured in the clash and is receiving treatment at a local hospital here.