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Violence revisits Kokrajhar; 3 killed

Violence resurfaces in BTAD areas. Three more persons were killed while two others injured in Kokrajhar district taking the death toll to 64. This has forced the authorities to reimpose curfew in the district. Indefinite curfew continues in the Chirang district following fresh reports of arson.


Unidentified miscreants indiscriminately fired in Ranibuli village under Kokrajhar police station on Monday midnight killing three persons and seriously injuring two others. Police and para-military forces were rushed to the affected areas. It takes place after four people were killed in a similar act of violence on Sundayt. The two injured were rushed to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. At least 20 more houses were burnt down there but the timely action of police prevented any major violence on Monday night.

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