A women was killed when police fired to disperse a group of people who turned violent after a local villager tried to kill his son in the outskirt of Guwahati on Monday.
The incident took place at Changsari in the afternoon when a local villager was trying to kill his 2 year old son following a clash with his wife.
Local residents in large number turned violent and attacked the person forcing police to step in.
A section of the local residents allegedly pelted stones at the policemen that turned the situation worse.
Policemen deployed had no option but to resort to firing where five persons sustained injury.
One of the woman succumbed to her injuries at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.
Others along with the two year old have been battling for life at the GMCH. The situation is still tense.