Rival Sikh Gangs Exchange Gunfire At Public Festival

Sigh.  Es tu, Sikhs?

277810-sikhsSix ‘Nihangs’ (armed Sikh warriors) were on Friday injured, one of them seriously, in exchange of gun shots during an altercation between two groups of the sect at an annual event here…

Every year, as per Sikh community tradition, on the next day of Diwali, ‘Nihangs’ gather in open ground of Gurdwara Shaeed Ganj to display their skills to public while moving on the back of horse carrying weapons, Singh said. The situation turned ugly today when two groups of ‘Nihangs’ from Ludhiana indulged in heated arguments during horse race and opened gun fire at each other injuring six, one of them seriously, he said.  [DNAIndia.com]

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