One Labourer Killed, 18 Missing Near India-China Border In Arunachal


Guwahati: A labourer was killed while 18 others went missing near the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh’Kurung Kumey district.

Soon after the incident, a search operation has been launched.

According to reports, the labourers were engaged in road construction and they are missing for the last 14 days. The site is about 300 km from the state capital Itanagar.

Teams have been sent out to verify the veracity of this information, officials said.

According to a missing complaint filed by the contractor under whom these 19 migrant labourers who had come from Assam were working, the labourers had allegedly fled the labour camps at the road construction site of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Damin circle on July 5 after the contractor reportedly denied them leave to go back to their homes in Assam to celebrate Eid al-Adha last week.

The missing report was filed at the local police station on July 13, police sources said.

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