North East

One person killed in firing by ‘militants’ in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 11 (UNI): One person was shot dead by suspected militants in Assam’s Cachar district near the state’s border with Manipur on Tuesday, a senior police officer said.

“One person got killed… and nobody is injured. He was a former militant,” Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta, DGP, Assam said.

Lakhipur village near the Assam-Manipur border in Cachar district of Assam.

According to sources, a group of suspected armed militants entered the Lakhipur village and started firing in which one villager was killed and a few others were injured.

It may be mentioned here that a similar incident of firing had been reported in the same district of Assam along the Manipur border on December 14 last year. One person was injured in the firing.

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