Tension returned to Dimapur-Karbi Anglong border area, after over 200 structures including houses, hutments, newly built concrete houses in Sensolikum Village and Meranger Range were allegedly destroyed by Assam Police personnel Saturday. The destruction began at around 3.30 a.m. and ended at around 1.00 pm.
Assam Police personnel also reportedly used explosives and resorted to indiscriminate firing to scare away and prevent from approaching the sites where several houses were burnt down .
Dimapur Pollice sources said the eviction was conducted by Assam police and forest department which began at 6 a.m. along Daldali reserved forest where 500 hutments were destroyed and burnt. Police also said Assam Police had also resorted to blank firing but no casualty was reported so far. Intermittent gunshots and explosion sounds could be heard from not far off distance surrounding the villages of Dikoi, Aoyimsen, Rilan and Indisen villages.