What led to the Assam-Mizoram clash?

BL Internet Desk | Updated on July 27, 2021

On Monday, at least six people, including five police officers, were killed and more than 60 hurt in clashes between Mizoram and Assam.

The violence has something to do with the long-standing border dispute between Assam and Mizoram. Tensions soared last month when Assam’s police allegedly took control of the hilly area of Lailapur, accusing Mizoram of encroaching on the territory.

Here’s all you need to know.

Published on July 27, 2021

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