SP of Cachar district in Assam – Vaibhav Nimbalkar, who was seriously injured during Monday’s clash along the Assam-Mizoram border, is reportedly recovering fast. 

Nimbalkar was airlifted to Mumbai on Tuesday where he is undergoing treatment. 

The SP suffered a femur fracture and was flown to Mumbai on board an Indian Air Force special aircraft. 

As many as six Assam Police personnel and a civilian lost their lives after Mizoram Police opened firing on Monday during the clash. 

Also read: Mizoram alleges massive ‘mobilization’ of armed forces by Assam along inter-state border 

Assam chief minister had earlier claimed that Mizoram Police had opened fire with light machine guns (LMGs) that led to the loss of lives along the inter-state border. 

Meanwhile, Assam Police on Wednesday alleged that Rajya Sabha MP from Mizoram, K Vanlalvena’s media interview is “indicative of his active role in the conspiracy”. 

The Assam Police said: “Assam Police has already prepared a picture gallery, which is being further updated, of Mizoram Police personnel and civilian miscreants who fired at Assam Police. They would be brought to law.” 

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