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Sonowal gets tougher with militants

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday has asked the security forces to ensure the safety of the common people at any cost two days after 14 people died and several others sustained in firing and bombing at an open market near Kokrajhar.

Sonowal, who reviewed the law and order situation in BTAD areas at a meeting in Kokrajhar as police, army and para military forces to firmly deal with the insurgent who have been unleashing violence at regular intervals.

He furher asked the authorities to intensify the counter insurgency operation in and around BTAD districts.

DGP Mukesh Sahai, Kokrajhar SP, Deputy Commissioner, senior army and CRPF officers attended the stock taking meeting at the Kokrajhar Circuit House.

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