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Gunfire near Guwahati; civilian died

A rickshaw puller was killed and a minor boy was injured at a crossfire between police and security forces in the outskirt of Guwahati city on Sunday. The incident took place at Sualkuchi when security forces came to see three armed ULFA cadres who attacked them forcing the security forces to hit back. A rickshaw puller Maniram Rabha fell seriously injured in the crossfire along with a minor boy. A hardcore ULFA cadre Chiraj alias Harekrishna Deka was captured at the end of the encounter while two others managed to escape from the spot. A seriously injured Maniram was shifted to the GMCH. But succumbed to his injuries.

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