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Civilian killed in police-CRPF operation in Moran

A civilian was killed during a joint operation against ULFA by police and CRPF in Moranhat under Sivasagar district on Monday. According to information, acting on some input, Moranhat police and CRPF with the help of a few surrendered ULFA militants conducted a raid at Rangali Himpora gaon. Police and CRPF raided the house of Dulen Baruah with the input that a few ULFA cadres were staying at his house. As soon as they reached Dulen Baruah’s house, they started indiscriminate firing and Baruah who was inside thee died on the spot. Later police picked up three youths namely Simanta Baruah, Hitesh Konwar and Jiban Baruah for ULFA link. Police have claimed to have recovered recovered an AK-47 rifle, 10 shells of bullets, a hand grenade, eight live bullets from the site and further seized a Tata Sumo saying it was used by ULFA.
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