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Mukroh Firing: Assam Police lifts restrictions on vehicular movement, allows vehicles to travel to Meghalaya

On Tuesday, a advisory was issued by the Assam Police, asking people to avoid travelling to the neighbouring state following the border incident .

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New Delhi: Six days after travel restrictions were imposed following the Mukroh firing incident, now Assam police on Sunday lifted the restrictions on vehicular movement and have been allowing all vehicles to travel to Meghalaya.

Sudhakar Singh, DCP, Guwahati city, said “We have allowed all vehicles to enter into Meghalaya.”

Officials also said heavy security has been deployed and prohibitory orders remained in force at the disputed area along the Assam-Meghalaya border.

On Tuesday, a advisory was issued by the Assam Police, asking people to avoid travelling to the neighbouring state following the border incident .

Mukroh Firing

On Saturday, effigies of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma was burnt by three members of various social organisations in Meghalaya in protest against the Assam-Meghalaya violence.

Meanwhile, Meghalaya government extended the suspension of mobile internet services for another 48 hours in the seven districts of Meghalaya.

Police said,  there are chances that social media platforms like Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. can result to serious breakdown of the law and order.

 

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