THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A youth was killed in a clash near Vallakadavu on Sunday night. Sources said that a four-member gang armed with country weapons came in an autorickshaw at Ponnara around 10 pm and attacked Satish Babu.
When they tried to flee from the scene, Ajikumar and Kumar, who were witnessing the incident, tried to intercept the gang. Ajikumar suffered stab injuries in the encounter and died on the spot. Ajikumar was running a motor workshop at Enjakkal and Kumar was a driver on contract with the KSEB.
At the Medical College Hospital, three DYFI workers suffered minor injuries when a gang of RSS activists attacked them. Sources said that the attack was a sequel to a clash between DYFI and RSS workers at Kunnumpuram colony near Pulyanarkotta on Sunday morning.
The DYFI workers involved in the clash were admitted to the Medical College Hospital. The RSS workers who gathered at the hospital following the death of Ajikumar noticed the DYFI activists and this had led to the clashes inside the hospital.
The police later took into custody the RSS and CPM supporters who gathered on the hospital premises.