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SHILLONG: Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) president, Agnes Kharshiing and with another member of the group Anita Sangma were attacked by unidentified miscreants on Thursday afternoon in East Jaintia Hills and brought to NEIGRIHMS in a critical condition
Kharshiing was heading a campaigned against the coal mafia in the region and she was attacked with her colleague in Tuber Sohshrieh in East Jaintia Hills
The incident happened a day after Kharshiing lodged a complaint about coal-laden trucks parked at Mawiong rim in Shillong, which were later seized by the police
The CSWO president had gone to Tuber to follow up on the November 7 incident at Mawiong rim. She along with another member, A Sangma were attacked and dragged and left in a jungle. It was informed that Sangma managed to crawl her way to the road and sought for help.
As per the referral slip of Jowai Civil Hospital, Kharshiing sustained head injuries, two cut injuries, skull bone deep upto 7-9 cms in the scalp and she was profusely bleeding
Her General condition was conscious but too weak to speak