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Jagun toll goes up to 3

One more Assam Rifles jawan succumed to injuries in Sunday’s rebel attack in Tinsukia district. He was declared dead on Sunday night 12 hours after he was rushed to the hospital.

Two others died a couple of hours after a joint team of ULFA-I and NSCN-K rebels ambushed a vehicle of Assam Rifles escorting a team of foreign tourists at Jagun in the morning.

With this, the toll has gone up to three forcing the government to intensity the combing area to nab the culprits in a huge area just a couple of days ahead of the Republic Day.

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