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10 injured in police firing in Assam

Guwahati, Oct 12 : At least 10 protesters were injured in police firing incident in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district on Tuesday, officials said.

According to report, thousands of people from Garo and other communities had gathered to form a human chain for their various demands at Santipur area under Boko police station in the district.

When the police intervened, the protesters came forward to break the police barricade and damaged the police vehicles. A circle officer and a police official were injured.

Police used canes and tear gas to control the situation and later opened fire on the mob, in which at least 10 protesters were injured.  The injured were taken to Rangia civil hospital.