Two killed in police firing in Assam’s ‘infiltrator’

The so-called ‘infiltrators’ have been ousted in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Police opened fire on Thursday (September 23rd) as locals protested. At least two people have been killed.

According to Indian media reports, local residents clashed with police during the so-called ‘infiltration’ eviction drive. The operation was going on at Garukhunti in Dhalpur of Darang district of the state. That’s when the conflict broke out. During this time the police fired two protesters.

Police allege their work was being hampered. A sudden hail of stones started falling on the police members who were conducting the operation. Eight policemen were injured in the stone-pelting.