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Border tension reerupts in Golaghat

GOLAGHAT: After a brief silence, tension erupts along the Assam-Nagaland border where a gang of Naga miscreants unleashed terror at a border hamlet in Golaghat district on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Rangpur village in Dhansiri sub division where a local resident and tea planter had an initial tussle with one of Hus counterpart from Nagaland.

Towards the evening a gang of Naga miscreants came and set afire the tea planter's house first and then destroyed his tea garden and fled.

Local residents here have alleged that despite repeated complaints the security forces have not been doing enough to defuse the tension.

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