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12 arrested

Police arrested 12 persons in connection with Gossaigaon shoot out incident  today for suspecting involvement with incident and linkmen of NSLA militants.

Sunil Kumar, Kokrajhar SP said the Adivasi militants have done the incident due to nonpayment of demanded extortion from contractors of construction. He said strong operation has been carried out in the area against militant outfits and main culprits would be booked,he said adding that  interrogation is on  to the arrested persons.

Mentioned be made that three persons were killed on the spot and  another was sustained injured when NSLA militant outfits fired at them at around 11.30 am.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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