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7 CRPF jawans killed in Umrongso

Seven CRPF jawans were killed in an ambush by DHD miliatnts in Thai Jawari area near village Longting under Umrongsho police station in the North Cachar Hills district, the attack took place around 11 am today.

One of the CRPF vehicles first ran over a powerful landmine. Soon after the explosion, militants hiding atop a hill fired indiscriminately on the convoy.The CRPF jawans were escorting a commander of CRPF's 50 battalion from Dimora camp. The commander escaped unhurt.

The rebels also looted a huge number of arms and ammunition from the CRPF jawans.
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