"We assure full cooperation in arresting the culprits involved in the shootout in Goalpara on Diwali night," Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri said.
Condemning the attack on the revellers, she said, "If the attackers are armed militants from Meghalaya, we will ensure that they face the law."
Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) insurgents opened fire indiscriminately from automatic weapons on a group of people gambling on the occasion of Diwali on Sunday evening at remote Gendamari, killing six on the spot.
Another person succumbed to injuries on way to hospital while 10 others were seriously wounded.
Meghalaya director general of police PJP Hanaman will meet his Assam counterpart Jayanto N Choudhury today at Guwahati to discuss the shooting and adoption of steps for joint operations in areas along the interstate border.


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