A police constable sustained injury when a person fired upon at a joint team of police and para military forces mistaking them to be Naga miscreants in Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday.
The incident took place during in the wee hours where a combing operation was underway near Diphu bordering Dimapur.
As the gunman came to see the joint team they started indiscriminate firing where constable Pranab Bora sustained injury on his hand corner of his chest. When retaliated with firing one person was killed.
Identified as Debo Fonglo, the local resident fired upon the security forces mistaking them to be the Naga miscreants. The constable is battling for life at the Diphu Civil Hospital.