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Nine injured after a huge fight breaks out between Sikhs at Gurdwara in Indiana
By: Barfi Culture Team
Published: 18th April 2018

A Gurdwara just south of Indianapolis, Indiana, has briefly become infamous after a big fight broke out involving nearly a dozens of people, injuring nine of them.

A video of the incident was posted online and showed men punching each other, with women being shoved out of the way. It took place at the Gurdwara Sahib in Greenwood city, on Sunday afternoon.

Police told told reporters afterwards that pepper spray, kirpans (daggers) and other sharp objects were used in the fight, according to the local ABC station. They also said the fight stemmed over Gurdwara elections and involved three factions. No one was left in a serious condition.

The Indy Star newspaper reported local police chief saying he would meet with three factions and their attorneys to resolve their dispute. The police confirmed they had been called to the Gurdwara in the past too.

The police did not make any arrests, and according to local reports no one from the Gurdwara wanted to comment on the matter.

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Article published on 18th April 2018 in the Politics section




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