Nagaland: 13 ASSU injured in police firing

September 16, 2010

Guwahati, Sep 16: At least 13 people were injured in firing and assault by Nagaland police in Golaghat district of upper Assam on Thursday, Sep 15.

The Golaghat police said that about 1,500 members of All Assam Students Union (AASU), staged a blockade on NH-39 to protest against the lack of security on the highway, which connects the two states.

As the protesters were agitating, a convoy of five cars belonging to Nagaland police was passing by and when they were stopped, resorted to firing and assault, said the police.

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