Four people were injured in Karnataka's Kerur as arguments between two groups belonging to two different communities led to violence. Shops and pull carts of one community were vandalised. As the situation came under control, large gatherings were banned till Friday as a precautionary measure, the police said. Schools and schools and colleges will be closed on Thursday.
Arguments between the two groups started Wednesday evening in Kerur in Bagalkote. Each side accused the other of harassing women.
Of the four people injured, three were from one community and one from the other. All the injured are stable, said doctors at the hospital where they have been admitted.