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Man killed by miscreants, firing by police

Last Updated: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 17:52

Nagaon (Assam): A person was killed by miscreants following which an angry mob attacked a police station forcing the police to open fire to disperse the mob on Thursday at Lanka in Assam`s Nagaon district.

A person, with an alleged criminal background, was killed by unidentified gunman in the residence of another person at Udaipur village of the people.

On getting the information police brought his body to Lanka police station, where several hundreds of people gathered since this morning alleging that he was killed by the police.

The mob pelted stone at the policemen, the residence of Lanka police station`s officer-in-charge and the car of Hojai sub-divisional officer and damaged it.

The led the police to fire in the air to control the situation. There was, however, no report of any injury or casualty.

Senior police and civil officials rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.


First Published: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 17:52
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