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Police firing amid curfew

Amid indefinite curfew and flag march by army two incidents of police firing on Sunday escalated no less tension in Silapothar.

Police resorted firing as they spotted two youths who were believed to have tried to touch houses in Palpoti area. Police caught the motor cycle born youths and seized a bottle of patron from their possession. Interrogation is going on.

Another police firing incident took place in Bamgaon area where police picked up two youths who were moving defying the curfew. The duo were believed to have come to strike.

An indefinite curfew has paralyzed normal life in Silapothar from Friday. The curfew had been clamped in the area after miscreants torched three shops in the wee hours.

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