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Accidental shoot out: 2 killed


Two persons dead and two others sustained serious injury when they were hit by shells used during firing practice by army personnel in Baksa district on Tuesday.


The accidental shoot out took pace when four local residents were collecting firewood near the Sukanjali firing range. The shells used by the army personnel during practice session hit them killing two persons on the spot and injuring the others.


The deceased were identified as Thomas Murmu and Kamal Basumatary. The injured have been shifted to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital in Guwahati.


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