Meghalaya: Encounter between GNLA and security forces

Heavy exchange of fire between security personnel and Garo National Liberation Army was reported at Arengdo in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya on Friday.

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

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