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Assam: Terrorists gun down 5 people in Tinsukia district

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 2 Nov 2018 4:22 AM GMT

Assam: Terrorists gun down 5 people in Tinsukia district
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Tinsukia: At least five people were killed when terrorists opened fired at group of people on late Thursday.

The incident took place under Dhola Police Station that borders Arunachal Pradesh in eastern Assam.

According to locals, four-five armed terrorist came in army fatigue and started firing at the people playing Ludo in front of a Dhaba.

The police suspect the hand of anti-talk action of ULFA terrorists behind the incident.

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Tinsukia Superintendent of Police Mugdha Jyoti Mahanta said, "An operation has been launched in and around the district to track the militants involved in the incident."

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked Assam DGP Kula Saikia and ADGP Mukesh Agarwalla to immediately visit the site to tackle the situation, said an official statement..

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The Chief Minister said that perpetrators of the crime would be dealt with firmly. He also directed all Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police to remain alert.

He condoled the death of innocent people and conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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