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Kokrajhar remains deserted 24 hour later of blast

Kokrajhar observes a total shutdown after the serial blast rocked the town last Thursday. The death toll in the distract headquarter rises up to 21 and the injured to nearly 57.

The town along with the capital of the state Assam and Barpeta and Bongaigaon was a part of the serial blast which claims a total of 73 death till reported and more than 500 injured.

Two have been reporte4d to scummed to death in the morning at GMCH and one at GNRC while was going under medical treatment.

We will deliver a rupees of one lac to all the victims and their families and 35 thousand to the injured", announced Hahgrama Mohilery, the BTC chief who immediately came to inspect the spot after the blast.

Today the roads and the offices as well as the colleges looks deserted due tot he panic existences. " We think we are not safe and now its impossible to handle the trauma of the incidents. Our children are not safe and we are not sending them to the schools", said Lakhimi Basumatary, mother of two.

The Biswa Hindu parishad also called for a 12 hour bandh on the crisis tomorrow. Today, the dawn to dusk strike has been called by the locals who said to be mourning over the deaths of the inmates. The death toll of the town is expect to increase by evening as some the injured are taken to West Bengal are now reported serious in condition.

The Union Home Minister Shiv Raj Patil also visited the town and expressed deep gratitude for the people and the victims and urged the local to maintain peace to restrain the situation.
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Pallavi Barua's picture

Listens you so called political 'leaders' of Assam, THE PEOPLE OF ASSAM NEED SECURITY, NOT COMPENSATION.
john's picture

The leaders of Assam are paying ransoms to the victims which indicates they are hiring the terrorists to attack the civilians, that's why the ruling politicians are not bothered about giving security to the people. That is exactly what is happening in Assam. Remember dear leaders if you lose your sons, daughters and your family you won't be able to buy even if you spend all your money and wealth.

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