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Serial attack toll goes up

The death toll in the NDFB-S attacks on the Adivasi people in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts has gone up to 68 with the recovery of 20 more people in both the districts on Wednesady. Kokrajahar alone has a toll of 25 people in Serfanguri and Ultapani.

Security forces and local residents have been recovered ten morebodies in a village at Pakriguri in Serfanguri in the morning on Wednesday a day after NDFB-S militants unleashed violence on the innocent people. Eight others have sustained injury who have been battling for life in the Kokrajhar Civil Hospital.

Security forces recovered 6 bodies on Tuesday night. They were deceased, including 2 minor boys were identified Sonmai Murmu (10), Sunita Hasda(10), Moni Beshra (18) and Marium Murmu(45). Identified as Thala Tudu(7), Anniniya Tudu (10) and Stefen Hasda(15).

On the other hand, 6 other bodies surfaced in Ultapani a day after the militants struck on the villagers along the Indo-Bhtan border in the evening. With this in Kokrajhar district alone the toll has gone up to 26. This apart from 43 others killed in the simultaneous attacks in Sonitpur district.        


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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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