Rebel group kills two in Meghalaya
Shillong: Two people, including a woman, were killed and two injured by rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) outfit early Tuesday, police said.
A group of five to six heavily armed rebels stormed the Garodoba village in southwest Garo Hills district around 1.30 a.m. The rebels shot dead 32-year-old Sridina A. Sangma and 42-year-old Anirud Hajong, district police chief Muthu Ramachandran said.
However, all the rebels escaped and a manhunt is on to nab them.
The village comes under Ampati assembly constituency of Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.
The GNLA, one of five rebel groups fighting for a separate Garoland in western Meghalaya, is headed by policeman-turned-rogue Champion R. Sangma.
Champion Sangma is currently in jail in state capital Shillong after being arrested from the India-Bangladesh border last year.
The GNLA, which has over 100 rebels including a few women cadres, has been declared a terrorist outfit.
Over 40 people, including security personnel, have been killed while more than 10 people were abducted for ransom by the GNLA in the last three years.
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