Meghalaya: Suspected GNLA rebels attacks coal trucks in Garo hills

Tura , Apr 29: The suspected militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) allegedly fired at the coal truck moving through the National Highway 62 at Dambuk village, near Rongara in South Garo Hills of Meghalaya.

The police said that at around 9:30 p.m. on 27th , six to seven heavily armed militants, suspected to be from the GNLA fired at about 4-5 coal trucks plying through the route, adding that there was no casualty.

Immediately after we received information on the incident, a police team rushed to the spot and search operations were launched in the surrounding areas, said Abraham T. Sangma, SP of South Garo Hills.

In a separate incident on April 25, about five to sixsuspected of the same outfit allegedly beaten up a 14-year-old school boy as he was unable to answer their questions properly.

The incident took place in the village of Dambuk Atong under Rongara Police Station limits. (ANI)

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