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Four more Hindi-speaking persons killed in Assam on Saturday evening

Diphu : Militants again shot dead four Hindi speaking people in Karbi-Anglong district on Saturday late night. Police said a group of 10-15 heavily armed militants abducted six persons of two family, including a woman, from upper Deihori village and took them to Rongbong ghat under Shantipur out post of Bokajan police station, lined them up and fired indiscriminately. Four persons died on the spot while two other managed to escape with heavy injury.

The deceased were identified as Mohan Kanu, 35; his wife Sheela Gupta, 30; Nandalal Swami, 20; and Mahabir Swami, 25. Ram Swami, 30 and Kanu Swami managed to escape from the spot though they were injured by gunshots. Later they informed police that all miscreants spoke Karbi with them and had asked them to leave Karbi Anglong

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