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Ten injured in police-protestor clash in Deothor


An uneasy situation prevails at Deothar in Karbi Anglong district following a simmering clash between police and protesters on Sunday where at least 10 people have been injured.


The incident took place in the morning when local residents in large number gathered in the police station alleging harassment on a youth on Saturday afternoon in the name of checking.


The situation tuned volatile when initially, the irate mob burnt down two camps forcing policemen on duty to retaliate with firing. Two school boys sustained injury. Some other protestors pelted stones at the police who were trying to bring the situation under control. All of a sudden, a protestor started firing at the security forces to make the scene more worse. Two policemen fell injured alongwith five other protestors. The injured people were rushed to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital and Golaghat Civil Hospital.


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