Muzaffarnagar:  At least 20 people were injured when two groups belonging to separate communities clashed over a land dispute at Chousana village in Shamli district, police said today.

Trouble started yesterday when some people started a construction near a religious place and the people belonging to another community objected to it, they said.

Senior police officers rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital.

Security has been tightened and extra police has been deployed in the area.

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