Six members of a forest division workforce have been injured in an assault by a mob making an attempt to occupy its land in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Wednesday, following which the personnel opened fireplace, an official mentioned. Nonetheless, no casualty was reported in the firing which occurred at Goraibazar village close to the India-Bhutan Border.
As a mob gathered close to the village and tried to occupy forest land, workers of the division reached the spot and requested them to clear the realm. Nonetheless, they refused and attacked the workforce members leaving six of them injured, the official mentioned.
An official car was additionally broken in the assault. The forest division personnel then opened fireplace to disperse the mob whereas a police workforce additionally reached the village.
The scenario is at the moment below management although rigidity prevails in the realm, police mentioned.