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Police firing, violent clashes during Assam protest against eviction drive
Published on Sep 23, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Two persons were killed and at least ten others, most of them policemen, were seriously injured on Thursday in firing by the force on protesters demanding rehabilitation of 800 families evicted by Assam's Darrang district administration and the clash that followed between the two sides. The evicted families had launched a protest at Sipajhar demanding that the eviction be stopped and that they be provided with a comprehensive rehabilitation package. Horrifying visuals of violence emerged from the protest site, drawing ire from opposition Congress. Watch this report for more.