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Panic strikes in Ultapani

Hundreds of people both from Adivasi and Bodo community have been taking shelter at SSB camps at Saralapara and Ultapani a day after NDFB-S militants unleashed violence in the area killing 25 people on Tuesday evening.

Talking to reporters, Kokrajhar police said that 5 bodies were recovered from Pakhriguri in Serfanguri. Twelve in
Ultapani along with eight others from Lungsung area bordering Bhutan.

At least 10 injured people have been battling for life in the hospitals in Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon. Police on Wednesday morning recovered 2 empty cartridges of AK 47 rifles from Ultapani area.

Kokrajhar DC Thaneswar Malakar, MLA Pramila Rani Brahma, BTC executive members Derhasat Basumatary, MonoKumar Brahma visited
Ultapani, Saralpara and Lungsung area and took stock of the situation on Wednesday. Talking to Assam Times, officials said that administration has taken stern measures to deal with these incidents. He said that the situation was under
control.

Bodies which were recovered today from No.1 & No.2: Santhipur of Ultapani and Lngsung were identified as Machis Tudu(60),Karnilian Murmu(5),Lakhi Soren(12),Lupsri Kisku(3),Takur Soren(70),Pindula Soren(60),Pulmoni Tudu(70),Paran Murmu(1),Sunila Hasda(16),Lilima Hasda(17),Som Hembrom(2),Randhan Soren(70),Subash Talukdar(Galokganj,Dhubri) and Sangkhar Talukdar(Bajugaon,Gossaigaon),Raja
Hasda(45),Pisla Murmu(45),Mitias Hasda(29),Lukas Soren(40),Kobras Hembrom(45),Promila Kisku( 16),Rinta Mardi(40) and Sunil Hembrom(45).

 

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