Seven CRPF personnel killed in encounter in Assam

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Haflong, Nov 2 (UNI) At least seven CRPF jawans were today killed in an encounter with suspected tribal militants in North Cachar(NC) Hills district of Assam.

Police said the encounter occurred at the Langthing area between Dihangi and Diyungmukh in the hills district at about 1050 hrs.

Dima Halom Daogah (DHD) militants were suspected to be involved in the encounter with the CRPF personnel.

Seven CRPF jawans were stated to be killed in the preliminary reports coming in from the site while no casualty on the militant side has been reported so far, police said, adding that further details were awaited.


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