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Kokrajhar clash toll goes up to 15

The death toll in Kokrajhar rose to 15 on Sunday. Three more bodies, including of a woman and her child, were recovered from the banks of river Gouranga while another body was recovered from Kathalbari area. Night curfew was reimposed from the evening on Sunday with Section 144 CrPC in force in the entire district till further orders. The violence also spread to neighbouring Chirang district where a vehicle was burnt. Strict vigil was kept in sensitive pockets and already six additional companies deployed with three more on way. The district and police administration of the neighbouring districts have also been asked to be vigilant.

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