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MLAs' convoy attacked in Mizoram, three policemen dead

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Aizawl (Mizoram), March 29: Three policemen were killed and several others were injured when militants attacked a convoy accompanying a group of three MLAs at Zokhawthiang in Aizawl district of Mizoram. According to reports, the incident took place yesterday when the militants belonging to Hmar People’s Convention - Democratic (HPC-D) opened fire at the convoy of MLAs R L Pianmawia, Lalawmpuii Chawngthu and Lalthanlia. Sub-Inspector Zoramthara Khawlhring, driver Chuailova, and constable Hmangaihmawia, all belonging to the First battalion of the Mizoram Armed Police (MAP) died in the attack, which has also left two civilians injured. The three legislators and other officials are reportedly safe. (ANI)

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