Tripura, Nov 12: After eight people were shot down by National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), tribals are fleeing their homes in Tripura, official sources said on Thursday, Nov 12.
People from tribal hamlet in Kanchanpur sub-division in North Tripura district are fleeing their homes and taking refuge in neighbouring Anandabazar and Bhandarima villages.
The killing took place on Tuesday, Nov 8 when NLFT gunned down the eight people, including four women, all relatives of seven of its members as they surrendered to the authorities.
In a bid to calm the panic-struck people, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Minister for Food and Power Manik De, Director General of Police Pranay Sahaya and Inspector General of BSF, S K Mishra visited the village on Wednesday, Nov 11 and spoke to the residents.
The Chief Minister promised government jobs and compensation to the families of those killed in the incident.