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16 houses burnt, one killed in Haflong violence ,ASSAM

In North East on October 18, 2011 at 8:24 am

The Assam Tribune Epaper.

 

Correspondent
HAFLONG, Oct 16 – Miscreants burnt down at least 16 houses of Gaijen village under Haflong policeStation early this morning and killed a 90-years-old man Thaisiring Daolagupu, besides injuring three other persons of the village.

According to the villagers, a group of about 35 people dressed in black clothes entered the village started indiscriminate firing, and then set fire to 16 houses of the village. The miscreants also killed domestic animals of the villagers. All the 16 houses were reduced to ashes, the villagers could save nothing of theirbelongings.

Police reached the spot immediately after the incident. The incident of house burning happened when the DIG, Southern Range Vinod Kumar is camping at Haflong following another incident of house burning at Jebra or Choto Longren village on October 14 last.

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