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13 Assam civilians killed in militants attack

At least 13 persons were killed and 18 others injured, many of them critically, when heavily armed militants opened fire in a crowded market place in Assam’s Kokrajhar. According to police, a group of militants swooped down on Tiniali market this afternoon and opened fire in the marketplace killing two and injuring several others before fleeing.

The attack is the biggest incident of violence since the December 2014 attack on Adivasis in Sonitpur, Kokrajhar and Chirang districts by NDFB(S) militants. Chief Minister Sonowal has described the incident as a cowardly act

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