Congress, AIMIM workers clash near Hyderabad fire incident spot

Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in Bazarghat near the spot where fire accident killed nine people spot on Monday when Congress and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) workers clashed.

The incident took place when Congress Nampally candidate, Mohd Feroz Khan, arrived at the fire mishap spot along with his party workers. The AIMIM party workers, led by Nampally candidate Mohd Majid Hussain, who were already at the spot raised slogans against the Congress leader and asked him leave. In response, the Congress workers also raised slogans against the AIMIM.

A large number of police personnel, who were present at the spot, dispersed both the groups to take control of the situation. The presence of both the groups was hampering the fire fighting operations, officials said.