A group of Hijras (Third gender, transgender ) suffered serious injuries when a dispute arose between two groups over the leadership issue at Mohammodbazar area in West Bengal. One group attacked the other with sticks which created panic among local residents. Afraid of clash between the two groups, locals informed the cops. Mohammodbazar police rushed to the spot, detained the aggressive group and sent the wounded to the Block Health Center.
According to the villagers, a group of Hizra was driving back Deucha from Kharia village. Suddenly they faced another group of Hizra at Mahammad Down area who attacked them and dragged them out of the car. A few male persons joined the irate group to beat the first group.
Local people rushed to the spot and rescued the wounded Hizras. Police was informed. They admitted the wounded persons to the block hospital.