After six folks have been killed in a conflict on the Assam-Meghalaya border on Tuesday, an SUV with an Assam quantity was set afire on the evening of the incident in Meghalaya’s capital metropolis of Shillong. As per reviews, no casualties have been reported after the incident that left the SUV utterly burnt. A hearth brigade reportedly reached the situation and put out the blaze.
This comes after six folks, together with a forest guard, have been killed in a conflict on the Assam-Meghalaya border on Tuesday morning after police intercepted a truck that was allegedly smuggling timber.
The Meghalaya authorities has suspended cell web providers in seven districts for 48 hours following the incident — West Jaintia Hills, East Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi, Jap West Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills, and South West Khasi Hills Districts.
Based on reviews, the truck was intercepted on the Meghalaya border in Moikrang within the West Karbi Anglong district by an Assam Forest Division workforce round 3 am. The truck tried to flee and a sizzling chase ensued. The forest guards ultimately opened fired on the automobile and punctured a tyre.
Three folks — the truck driver, handyman and one other individual — have been apprehended and introduced by the forest guards to Jiriking. The forest guards knowledgeable the Zirikending police station in regards to the incident, and requested for reinforcements.
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