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Police firing in Lakhimpur

Tension is simmering in Ghagorpar near Gerukamukh following an incident of police firing on Friday.

Police men on duty at Ghagorpar resorted to blank firing when they tried to disperse the people who blocked oil tankers bound for Gerukamukh.

Police further arrested aleast 14 people when they prevented the oil tankers to leave for the NHPC project site in the evening.

Massive protest again erupts in Gerukamukh along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Friday when protestors prevented efforts to rush oil to Gerukamukh.

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