KARACHI: Two people were injured and 12 others arrested after a violent clash took place between two religious groups in Gulistan e Johar area on Monday night.
The clash erupted after one group tried to hoist a religious flag at Perfume Chowk and the other group tried to stop them from this.
The eyewitnesses said that the groups attacked each other with glass bottles and stones. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police arrived and dispersed the crowd by baton charge and firing tear gas on them. The police and Rangers cordoned off the area after some unidentified men set an old vehicle on fire.