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Armed gang attacks policemen; snatches SLRs

Posted by Ramesh Khati on October 13, 2009

Kokrajhar (Assam), Oct 12 (PTI) Armed men stormed a police outpost and fled with the service rifles of two personnel after injuring them in lower Assam’s Thirang district this evening.

Police sources said the gang came to the police outpost on Champa river bridge under Sitli police station around 6 pm and attacked the policemen on duty with sharp weapons.

The armed men snatched two self-loading rifles (SLR) of the policemen before fleeing to Karigaon neighbouring Kokrajhar district, sources said.

The two injured personnel — Lokit Basumatary and Jugesh Barman — were admitted to a hospital in neighbouring Bongaigaon district.


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