One person injured seriously yesterday when a group of NDFB(S) sprayed bullets targeting the villagers at Lambari Santhalgaon under Mazbat PS in Udalguri district at about 1 pm. According to reliable sources, one Bishnu Saura(55) sustained two bullet injuries when the ultra group opned indiscriminate fire in the village in the broad daylight. The injured was reported to have been sent to the GMCH for better treatment.
Meanwhile, Adivasi villagers, tea gardeners came out in large number to protest the inhuman killings of villagers in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur district. 62 houses of Adarsha Bahadur gaon and six shops in Naharbari village, all the market sheds in Goshenpur village and a good number of business places at Lamabari market places were burnt to ashes today under Mazbat PS in Udalguri district. Meanwhile, security forces started patrolling in the disturbed region.
Prodeep Kumar Daimary, president of UDPF reacted sharply to the mass killing of innocent villagers and termed it as a preplanned nasty design of the NDFB(S) to derail the ongoing peace process of NDFB(Progressive) with the government. A prèss release of Udalguri district committee of Bodoland Students’ Union (BSU) also condemned the violent and inhuman activities of the ultra outfit and demanded to solve the ongoing problem of the NDFB at the earliest. The press release also appealed all to be alert and restrain temper for the interest of peace.