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GNLA denies link with youths

Tura, Aug. 10: The Garo National Liberation Army has denied any links with the two persons killed in a joint army and Assam police operation at Kongkal village, near Kukurkata police outpost along the Assam-Meghalaya border on Thursday.

In a release today, the outfit condemned the killing. “They had no links whatsoever with the killing of daily wage labourers and the whole operation was a cooked-up story,” said Savio Marak, a senior leader of the outfit.

He said the two persons killed were not GNLA rebels but youths and termed it a fake encounter.

“We are indeed saddened by the death of two innocent youths. We condemn this act of killing,” he added.

“It is a routine drama staged by the army and Assam police before Independence Day or Republic Day,” the release said.


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