The situation aroused when two victims identified as Fosoi Gor and Chintamonee Barhoi hailing from Golaghat district were hit by bullets fired by unidentified persons from Nagaland side while they were protesting against the kidnapping of two teenagers by suspected miscreants last week.

Director General of Police (DGP) of Assam Police, Khagen Sharma said that nine dead bodies have been recovered so far.

“Basically Assam-Nagaland border incident happened one day. It is true that some dead bodies have been recovered later on. Till now we have recovered nine dead bodies and seven persons are injured. That is the official figure and that figure will still continue because there are some reports that there are more dead people but till now we have recovered nine bodies in that place,” he said.

Sharma also inaugurated the Guwahati City police websites to help the public in order to minimize crime and also for lodging immediate complaints.

Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi visited the affected areas on Monday. Meanwhile, a scuffle erupted between people and police at Merapani's district near Nagaland border opposing the visit of Gogoi.

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