Woman killed in firing by forest personnel

A tribal woman was killed and another injured on Monday when Forest Protection Force personnel opened fire at Ratrangi in Tripura district.

Last Updated: Jan 02, 2012, 11:17 AM IST

Agartala: A tribal woman was killed and
another injured on Monday when Forest Protection Force personnel
opened fire at Ratrangi, a remote tribal hamlet in South
Tripura district, about 75 km from here, police sources said.

A group of tribals tried to prevent two tribal youths
from being arrested for cutting down trees by attacking the
personnel,who opened fire leaving a woman dead and another
injured, the sources said.
The injured was admitted to hospital.

PTI