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10 injured in clash; Curfew in Haflong

Indefinite curfew has been clamped in Haflong following a clash between a group of people and DHD(J) militants during the ongoing Dima Hasao bandh on Friday.
Tension started in the hills town when a group of bandh supporters attacked a veterinary office and started pelting stones at the DHD(J) designated camp. A DHD(J) militant was injured in the attack. Other camp inmates also tried to retaliate forcing the security forces deployed there to resorted to blank firing to disperse the violent picketers.

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haflong123's picture

why should the picketers should always be blamed. why not mention the ones who were against the bandh and attacked the picketers
Law abiding citizen's picture

If the govt of assam in a district which have many communities tries to find a solution for only one tribe and ignored the others there is no way tranquility and development will be there and it is a must that people fight for their rights, Long live IPF
Nriame N.K.'s picture

DHD-J(surrendered)militants were the first to instigated the picketers. but the media didnot mentioned it.
Sandeep Langthasa's picture

It is all because of Illegal Peoples Forum (IPF) the general people of Dima Hasao are suffering. The government should stop them or else they will keep on harming peoples as they have lost their mind and indulging in illegal activities.

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