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Carnage-hit Sonitpur still on the boil

Tension is still simmering in Sonitpur district were NDFB-S militants killed at least 50 people, mostly, Adivasi in a sudden incidents of serial attacks on Tuesday.

Violent protests and retaliatory attacks have forced the authorities to keep the trouble torn areas under curfew for the last two days. Only security forces are patrolling on the roads from early this morning in view of the 12 hour statewide bandh call given by the various Adivasi organizations.

Defying curfew some Adivasi people came out to the roads in some places to enforce the bandh. In some places, the bandh supporters tired to block the movement of vehicles by burning tyres on the roads. The bandh is total in the entire district.




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