A policeman of Assam, who was critically injured in the exchange of fire between the police forces of the state and Mizoram on the disputed interstate border, died on Tuesday, taking the death count to seven, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
Shyamprasad Dusat of 6th Assam Police Battalion died due to his abdominal bullet injury at Silchar Medical College Hospital, Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a tweet.
“He couldn’t be operated or moved to Guwahati because of his worsening condition. I salute the brave martyr and bow in reverence. My heartfelt condolences to the family,” he tweeted.
I am sad to inform that Shyamprasad Dusat of 6th AP Bn has succumbed to his abdominal bullet injury at SMCH. He couldn’t be operated or moved to Guwahati because of his worsening condition.
Five policemen, including the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of Cachar Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Chandrakant Nimbalkar, and a civilian were killed during the violent clashes on Monday.
Besides, 50 others, including the Cachar Superintendent of Police, were injured in the incident.