GUWAHATI, December 12, 2017: Tinsukia on Monday erupts in violence where suspected militants killed a villager and his son.
The incident took place when a group of armed rebels reached Anteswar Mahanta’s at around 7 in the evening near Bordumsa. These groups asked Mahantas to open the door and stormed into the house. Dragging Anteswar Mahanta outside the house and sprayed several rounds of bullets from a point blank range.
They further started indiscriminate firing at his son Arun Mahanta and fled away. Both the father and son were rushed to the hospital but only to be brought dead. Arun was former AASU leader in Kakopothar.
For several hours in search of the culprits the security forces that arrived in the spot a little bit later cordoned off the entire area.
(TNT with inputs from Assam Times)
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