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Gogoi heckled, rescued by security forces

Gogoi heckled, rescued by security forces
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Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was harassed and abused by an angry mob and had to be rescued by paramilitary personnel who fired shots in the air.

New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was harassed and abused by an angry mob and had to be rescued by paramilitary personnel who fired shots in the air. Gogoi, who was visiting a relief camp in Uriamghat for people affected by violence along the border with Nagaland, had to leave within 10 minutes. Personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) fired blanks in the air to disperse the mob. 13 people have died and some 10,000 displaced villagers have been driven to relief camps in a wave of violence by Naga insurgents last week in seven villages along the border.

Villagers using a baboo structure to move across a flooded village in Morigaon district Assam on Monday

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