Two persons sustained injuries in a clash between two groups at Malgodown slum area under Udit Nagar police station of Rourkela.
At least five platoons of police force have been deployed in the area to prevent any further law and order situation.
According to reports, during the group clash in the slum, one group reportedly fired gunshots and then both rivals attacked each other with swords and sharp-edged weapons. During the clash, two persons sustained injuries. They were admitted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in Rourkela.
On being informed, Udit Nagar police rushed to Malgodown slum to pacify the people. Even Rourkela SP K Siva Subramani also rushed to the spot to hold a discussion with the locals in a bid to bring the situation under control.