Update: 1 person dead, 2 injured after clash erupted between groups of Naga People’s Front and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party near a polling booth in Akuluto. The polling process was not disturbed.
Update: Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Meghalaya-27.75% & Nagaland-56%
Kohima: One person injured in a bomb blast in a polling station Mon District’s Tizit. Sources says a crude handmade bomb was lobbed at Tizit polling station at around 5.45 am, where one village council member, Sri Yanlon, sustained a leg injury. Polling processes is continuing at the station.
The local police has confirmed the news of the explosion. The bomb explosion occurred at 6.45 am and one man suffered injuries in his left leg, says Nagaland Police.
Voting for the 60-member assembly in Nagaland and Meghalaya has begun on Tuesday morning amid tight security arrangements.
While the two states have a 60-member house each, voting will be held only for 59 constituencies in both.