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Escalating violence in Karbi hills

An eerie silence grips Karbi Anglong following the counter insurgency operation in the hills district.

A fierce gunbattle struck the district a day after the dreaded encounter between police and KPLT insurgents. The counter insurgency operation took place at Taralangsu when the armed KPLT ministers arrived in the village to set some houses on fire.

High level police officials led by IGP AP Rawat is camping in Bokajan to monitor the operation. The incident took place two days after 7 people including 4 KPLT militants died in firing.

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