One shot dead by Ulfa militants in Assam's Tinsukia district

Tinsukia, Assam: Suspected Ulfa-Independent militants shot dead one person and injured two others at Bahbon village in Philobari area of the district this evening, police said.

Assam Police personnel. PTI

Assam Police personnel. PTI

A group of five suspected militants of the anti-talk Ulfa faction came to the house of Arvind Shah, a small trader,
and fired indiscriminately at those outside it around 7.30 pm.

One person, identified as Kishori Teli, died on the spot while the two injured were admitted to hospital, police
said.

Senior police and civil officials have rushed to the area where security measures were tightened.

Suspected Ulfa-I militants on Thursday exploded an improvised explosive devise (IED) in a drain near a tea garden
in Philobari but none was injured.


Updated Date: Aug 12, 2016 22:55 PM

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