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Delhi: Parking row argument turns ugly, five people injured

08 Aug 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
Delhi News this Tuesday!

Police forces rushed in to take charge when an argument over parking turned into a gory mess with involved groups stabbing each other with knives at Kali Bari Marg.

A cab driver's argument with JJ cluster residents soon turned into a scuffle with dwellers allegedly running after driver's family with rods.

Five people were injured.

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08 Aug 2017Delhi: Parking row argument turns ugly, five people injured

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This step would ensure that private schools don't deny admission to students from economically weaker sections.

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