3 Bodo activists killed in police firing

Rangiya (Assam): Three activists of the All-Bodoland Minority Students Union died of injuries they received when police opened fire at a mob in Kamrup (rural) district on Saturday night, police said here.

Amjad Ali, Abdul Fazal and Nur Islam (all aged 23) died on Sunday morning.

At least eight others were injured in the firing at Rangiya Tiniali.

The union members turned violent and indulged in acts of vandalism when they were obstructed by locals, prompting security personnel to open fire, police said. — PTI

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