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Security forces fired rubber bullets against CAB protestors in eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Bokel in the district.

Police restored to lathicharge to disperse the mob. Several protestors were injured including journalists who went to cover the protest.

Later the protest turned violent with local people pelting stones at security forces.

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Meanwhile, protesters blocked the National Highway 37 at Bokel Tiniali and burnt tyres on the road for hours.

Later Army was deployed at Bokel to control the situation.

The Army staged flag march appealing for peace.

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The situation is still tense at the time filing this report.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: