Policeman killed in firing near police station in Assam

Policeman killed in firing near police station in Assam

An Indian security personnel stands guard near the site of a militant attack in a market in Assam last week. Photograph: (AFP)

Agencies New Delhi, India Aug 13, 2016, 12.16 PM (IST)
One police constable lost his life and one was injured in a shooting near a police station in Assam's Karbi Anglong. 

There are however cnflicting media reports on who the perpetrators were. While some say  it was a militant attack, some are calling it a case of accidental firing.

This follows last week's attack where attackers wearing military uniforms shot dead at least 14 people and wounded 15 in a busy market area in a town in the restive northeastern state.

(Agencies)

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While some media reports say it was a militant attack, some are calling it a case of accidental firing

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