AIZAWL, Jan 28 - Assam Rifles personnel have sent their bomb disposal squad to the areas bordering Myanmar in Lawngtlai district after a villager was killed and another injured by landmines, an official said.
Deputy Commissioner of Lawngtlai district, Arun T told PTI over phone that Assam Rifles have sent their bomb disposal squad to search for landmines in the areas bordering Myanmar.
The Assam Rifles had yesterday issued an advisory asking the people in the area not to venture into the border areas as there was strong possibility of the presence of more concealed landmines in the border areas.
Khusoma (37), a resident of Kawnkhaw hamlet near the Myanmar border in Lawngtlai district was severely injured by the landmine on January 18 and she succumbed to her injuries on January 19. � PTI