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At the very least 5 policemen in India have died after police from two states fired at one another, based on BBC.

The weird incident occurred alongside the border between Assam and Mizoram states in north-eastern India.

Officers from each side, together with chief ministers, have accused one another of scary violence.

The firing incident follows months of simmering tensions over a long-running border dispute between the 2 states.

Assam shares a 164km (about 101 miles) border with Mizoram, and each states contest its demarcation.

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The 2 sides have usually sparred over it, generally violently. However this was the primary time police within the states had fired at one another in a direct confrontation. The officers killed within the assault have been from Assam.

The federal authorities has been making an attempt to mediate a truce between the states since 1994 however has failed to realize a breakthrough.

On Monday, Dwelling Minister Amit Shah reportedly spoke to the chief ministers of Assam and Mizoram – Himanta Biswa Sarma and Zoramthanga – and urged them to make sure peace alongside the disputed border by discovering an “amicable resolution” to the issue.

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