A congress MLA and his security guards came under intense gunfire in a forest in Jorhat district, that borders Nagaland. In a video of the attack, the congress MLA and the others can be seen running in the jungle as gunfire is opened at them. The gunfire came from the Nagaland side of the border, said the Police. According to the reports 3 journalists also got injured in the shocking incidence.
“Mariani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi along with his personal security officers and others had gone to check encroachment from the other side at Dessoi valley reserve forest, when suddenly they were fired upon from the other side. They managed to escape from the area,” said the Police.