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NC hills violence erupts again: 10 truckers killed

Violence in north North Cachar hills district has taken a grim turn on Thursday with the killing of ten truckers at Umransgu all of whom belong to the Vinoy Cement Factory.

According to information, the incident took place at Panimur at round 1:30pm today when the suspected DHD(J) militants forced these to halt and set these on fire after killing the drivers and helpers. Immediately after the incident, the militants escaped creating panic in the area.

Notably, on Saturday after army and police crackdown at Heralu camp in the hills district bordering Manipur, the militants announced withdrawal of ceasefire. Further, they warned the authorities to stop the on going road and power projects.

Before these killings of truckers at Umrangsu, some other militants killed a goods train driver in between Mopa and Kalachand forcing the Northeast Frontier Railway to cancel the movement of all trains in this hills district.
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