A video has surfaced on social media wherein several people are seen blowing punches and hitting each other. The video is of an incident that took place on Friday outside a vaccination camp in Kasaragod, Kerala. According to a local newspaper, the fight broke out after members of the All-India Muslim League created a ruckus claiming that people from other wards had reached the vaccination camp organised for vaccinating two wards of a panchayat in Kerela’s Kasaragod district.
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Well this video might help to understand
Scuffle breaks out at vaccination centre by muslim league activists in Kasaragod, Kerala pic.twitter.com/LmXib7wths
The members of the Muslim League reportedly insisted on checking the identities of the people who had reached there to get vaccinated. This led to an argument between the two sides followed by a violent skirmish. The Muslim League activists exchanged physical blows with the people standing outside the vaccination centre, leaving several injured.
As can be seen in the video, many people are seen beating up each other while a police officer, in a futile attempt, tries to stop the brawl and pacify the enraged crowd. The mob, ignoring all Covid protocols, are seen pushing, pulling and beating up each other.
According to reports, the situation here turned so ugly that an extra police force had to be called in to control the mob. The police then took control of the situation and thereafter the vaccination procedures resumed under their vigilance.
The officials of the health department said that the scuffle ensued since people from other wards intruded into the vaccination camp organised specifically for the people of two wards of a panchayat in Kerela’s Kasaragod district.
It is pertinent to note here that the communist government in Kerala has received widespread criticism for the handling of the pandemic.
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