Thursday, December 25, 2014

Assam violence toll rises to 78, NIA to probe killing

Assam violence toll rises to 78,
 NIA to probe killing

Guwahati/Sonitpur: Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Kokrajhar district on Thursday, 25th Decemeber 2014 morning in the aftermath of 23rd December 2014th  killing of adivasis numbering about 60, by NDFB (S) militants and retaliatory violence thereafter, with the toll of the victims increasing to 78 today.

After touring affected Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that the National Investigation Agency would probe the NDFB(S) attacks and assured the Assam government of Army's assistance, if necessary, in its crackdown on militant organisations.

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