Cash van attacked in Tinsukia, 1 dead and 2 injured

Dispur, Nov 16: A cash van was attacked by unidentified people in Pengeri near Digboi in Tinsukia district . One  Person has been  killed and 2 got severely injured in the incident.

The man  killed in firing  has been identified as Abhijit Paul.  The Van was going to Domdooma carrying cash for tea garden employees in Pengree area of Tinsukia.

According to preliminary sources, Suspected militants open fire on a private van while passing through a reserve forest.

The two others who have been grievously injured have been admitted to Assam Medical College hospital in Dibrugarh.  The two injured are guards from the Assam Tea Plantation Security Force.

Senior district police officials have reached the spot and are investigating the matter.

Police suspect it is the handiwork of ULFA (Independent), the breakaway anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam.

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