10 year old boy killed in Ulfa, police crossfire
Wednesday, 3rd February 2010
A 10-year-old school student died in a crossfire during an encounter between security forces and Ulfa militants at South Pokilikenda village under Kalaigaon police station in Udalguri district around 3pm today.
Lakhya Jyoti Deka, a Class V student of Balipara Jatiya Vidyalaya, was struck by a bullet on his head as he ran to his mother in a neighbouring house when the shootout broke out at his residence this afternoon. He died while being taken to Gauhati Medical College & Hospital (GMCH).
An army jawan, lance naik Rajendra of the 65 Field Regiment, was injured in the encounter.
Publication : Telegraph