Watch: Mizoram Home Minister narrates incident of border dispute with Assam

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Aizwal (Mizoram), July 26 (ANI): Mizoram Home Minister Lalchamliana on July 26 narrated the incident that took place at the border of Assam-Mizoram. He said, “Around 200 Assam armed Police led by IGP, Assam Police came to Vairengte Auto-rickshaw stand today. They forcibly crossed duty post manned by CRPF personnel stationed there and overran a duty post manned by Mizoram police. On learning of arson committed Assam Police, residents of Vairengte town, proceeded to the site to inquire. Unarmed civilians were assaulted by Assam Police by lathi charging them and firing tear gas, causing injuries to several civilians. Tear gas grenades were launched at Mizoram Police followed by firing from Assam side. Mizoram Police responded spontaneously by firing back at Assam Police inspite of the fact that SP, Kolasib Dist was inside CRPF duty camp negotiating with Assam Police.

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