Around 10 Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos
were on a patrol when Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)
militants fired at them at Rajarankati near Chokpot in the
state's South Garo Hills district this afternoon, DIG (Western
Range) GHP Raju said.
A heavy exchange of fire took place between the two
sides, but there was no injury or casualty, he said.
While fleeing, the GNLA militants lobbed a grenade
towards the commandos but it did not explode.
A team from the BSF and CRPF have also been called to
the place to diffuse the bomb.
Shillong: A team of Meghalaya Police
commandos on Tuesday came under attack from Garo militants who
fired at them and lobbed an IED which, however, failed to
First Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 20:30