Five people, including a doctor, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over COVID-19 vaccination in the Sukhpura area here, police said on Tuesday. A vaccination camp was organised in Karanai village on Monday afternoon and a huge crowd of villagers had gathered for the inoculation when two groups clashed over who would get the jab first, they said.
A scuffle broke out and chairs were thrown at each other, police added. In-charge Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Harinandan Prasad said a team of five health workers led by a doctor had gone for the vaccination camp in the village.
He said the doctor was injured in the clash.
Sukhpura police station in-charge Gagan Raj Singh said a total of five people were injured in the incident. Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada said a case has been registered against five people and they have been arrested.