A fierce gun-battle between police and members of drugs mafia took place at Lahorijan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday evening. 

One drugs peddler has reportedly sustained bullet injuries in the encounter. 

Around 600 grams of heroin worth over Rs 2 crore were recovered from the encounter site. 

The injured drugs peddler has been shifted to a hospital for treatment. 

The police have also recovered a pistol and ammunition from the encounter site. 

“After an exchange of fire with drug peddlers, about 600 gram heroin, one pistol and ammunition was recovered at Lahorijan area by @karbianglongpol. One injured person was also found with bullet injuries and shifted to hospital,” tweeted Assam special DGP GP Singh. 

(This is a breaking story) 

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