Assam Police have arrested 10 militants involved in the killing of a top police officer and his personal security officer in Karbi Anglong district, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Tuesday.
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio apprised Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on prevailing situation arising out of the recent clashes between Karbis and Rengma Nagas in Karbi Anglong district of Assam.
All 9 highly decomposed bodies found on Friday in Dimapur district were identified to be those of ethnic Karbi people from neighbouring Karbi Anglong district of Assam, Nagaland police said.
Congress district committee in violence-hit Karbi Anglong district has demanded a separate state carved out of Assam on the lines of Telangana.
Fresh tension erupted at a disputed village at the Assam-Meghalaya border when Karbi and Khasi villagers clashed with each other.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
Beating Retreat ceremony