Itanagar, May 21 : Sitting MLA from Khonsa West Assembly constituency Tirong Aboh and 10 others were killed in an ambush by an insurgent group in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
"Eleven persons including MLA Tirong Aboh, his son, two personal security officers (PSOs) were killed in an ambush at 12 Mile, twenty kilometres before Khonsa at around 1.30 pm ," said Arunachal Pradesh DGP SBK Singh. The DGP said that the four vehicles in which the MLA, his son, election agent and four PSOs travelling from Dibrugarh were ambushed by a suspected insurgent group at 12 Mile, adding, two PSOs have survived the attack.
Aboh was National People's Party (NPP) candidate from Khonsa West Assembly constituency. UNI