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Extortionists lynched

Two Achik National Volunteer Council militants were killed by locals residents along the Assam-Meghalaya border on Friday.

According to police, a group of 7 militants had come to Darangthop under Agia police station for extortion to be attacked by an irate mob. Police claimed to have seized a pistol with one of the ultras of the proscribed outfit and raised an alarm. A US-made pistol, two rounds of live ammunition and two mobile phone hand sets were recovered from them. The deceased were identified as Nabang Changma and Wasi Changma.

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