//Kakopathar firing claims one more life

Kakopathar firing claims one more life

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (New Delhi): Fourteen-year-old Monica Moran succumbed to her bullet injuries on Wednesday morning sustained in the police firing incident at Kakopathar in Tinsukia district in upper Assam. The incident occurred in February when police opened fire on a mob of protestors protesting the custodial death by the army of Ajit Mahanta, alleged an ULFA informer. Monica was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS in New Delhi.With her, the total death toll in the firing incident has risen to 10. This includes nine civilians and one CRPF jawan.