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One killed, two injured in firing at Ayodhya temple

One person was killed while at least two others were critically injured when a firing broke out between two rival groups of ‘Mahants’ at the premises of famous Hanumangarhi temple here, close to disputed Ramjanmbhoomi-Babri mosque site.

The two groups, being led by Mahant Bhavnath Das and Mahant Harishankar Das, both belonging to different sect of Hanumangarhi temple, were for long involved in dispute over properties and wealth being collected by temple from devotees, according to sources.
The firing happened this afternoon in the temple premises which falls in the red security zone of Ayodhya. Faizabad superintendent of police, Rakesh Saksena, said that the police is investigating the matter.
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