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BSF jawans injured in KLBLF attack

Two BSF jawans escorting polling personnel injured as Karbi Longri National Front militants ambushed them in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Friday in the wee hours.

According yp police, the militants exploded a powerful IED and fired at the BSF jawans escorting officials from four polling stations, at Chokikhola under Bokajan police station at around 5:35 am.

The jawans also retaliated and the exchange of fire went on for some time before the militants retreated.

The polling personnel, who were coming from three poling stations in Bokajan and one from Diphu with EVMs, were all safe and deposited the EVMs at the district headquarters Diphu. Later, the injured jawans were rushed to Golaghat district hospital.

The BSF jawans were guarding a polling station at Kharsing Athoi school in Karbi Anglong district exchanged fire with the ultras.

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