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Ujjain: Two youths attacked over facebook comments

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Ujjain: Two youths were injured seriously, when they were attacked following a dispute over posting comments on facebook, here on Wednesday evening. It is learnt that both groups got into an argument over the comments made by singer Sonu Nigam that loudspeakers should be banned outside the mosques during prayers.

“Shivam Ray, resident of Anjushri Colony and his friend Ayush Shrivas, resident of Nagjhiri were attacked with rods and knives when they were crossing the Sethi Building at about 7 pm,” Madhav Nagar TI, MS Parmar told Free Press. He said 3 or 4 youths, identified as Faizan, Chhotu and others, had a verbal duel with the victims over posting certain comments on facebook after which they were attacked. Both the injured were rushed to civil hospital, where the condition of Ayush was reported to be serious, but out of danger. According to TI, a case under Section 294 and 307 of IPC has been registered and a man hunt has been launched to nab the accused.