Assam: 2 killed in police firing

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 19:03 hrs

Goalpara, Assam, Apr 29 (IBNS): At least two people were killed and several others were injured as police allegedly opened fire on a violent mob at Goalpara district in Assam on Monday, reports said.

Two policemen were injured after a mob allegedly attacked the cops with sticks and stones after the body of a cowherd, who was missing since Sunday, was found in the district on Monday, reports said.

The police then opened fire to control the mob.

The injured people were taken to Goalpara Civil Hospital.

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