Mangalore : BJP workers returning from an Amit Shah rally in Mangalore were attacked with sharp weapons on Wednesday with several injured and police resorting to lathi-charge.
Violence broke out when a bus carrying BJP workers on their way back from Shah event were pelted with stones.
A few then alighted from the bus and clashed with the miscreants. As violence escalated, police swung into action to disperse the two groups.
At least six persons including 2 policemen sustained injuries in the incident.
A few vehicles in the area were also damaged.
Police have initiated a probe into the incident even as a case has been registered against unidentified persons.