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Assam: Violence erupts at 2 polling booths in West Karbi Anglong district

English NewsAssam: Violence erupts at 2 polling booths in West Karbi Anglong district

Violence erupted at two polling booths under Duar Amla council constituency in Assam’s West Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday during the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) election, said police.
According to the police, an irate mob destroyed ballot boxes of two polling booths and also set a large number of ballot papers.

Security personnel were forced to fire in air to control the situation.
Heavy security personnel have been deployed in the area.
Alok Kumar, Assam State Election Commissioner told ANI that re-polling at two polling booths will be held on June 10 and an FIR will also be lodged. (ANI)

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