Two policemen died and five others injured when the militants of Jewel faction of Dima Halam Daoga attacked the 17th company of the 8th APBN in NC Hills' Phaiding areas at around 4-15 in the morning on Tuesday. The militant group operating in the hills district has already claimed the responsibility of the attack.
Update: About 30 to 40 members of the DHD Group, popularly known as the Black Widow Group indiscriminately attacked on the 17 No. Platoon camp of 8th Assam Police Battalion engaged for the protection of the Indian Construction Company working for the making of VIIth tunnel of the newly constructed in Fiding under Maibong Police Station, 80 KM away from Halflong, NC Hills at 4:15 AM on 18-12-07 morning. In this attack 2 police personnel killed on the spot besides injuring 5 others. The injured and deaths are being taken to the Halflong Civil Hospital for the further treatment and for Postmortem respectively. DHD Group, popularly known as the Black Widow Group took the responsibility behind the attack.
Photo: An injured policeman of the Assam Police Battalion.