Meghalaya: Encounter between GNLA and security forces

Last Updated: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 14:16

Shillong: Heavy exchange of fire between
security personnel and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)
was reported at Arengdo in East Garo Hills district of
Meghalaya on Friday, police said.

Acting on a tip off, Meghalaya Police SWAT Commandos
and CRPF`s COBRA launched the operation last evening in the
area.

A pistol, detonators and documents were recovered from
the area, he said.

No casualty was reported from both sides, police said.

Deemed as a terror group, GNLA is actively involved in
extortion, abduction of government officials and businessmen
besides killing security forces in western Garo Hills
districts of Meghalaya.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 14:16
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