News Mobile State Bureau | Friday August 05, 2016

13 killed in terror strike in Assam

 
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In recent updates from the state of Assam, terrorists have opened fire on civilians, killing at least 13 people and injured 18. The terrorists were dressed in outfits of the Indian Army. While one or two terrorists have been neutralised, it is believed that the rest are on the run and the security forces are currently trying to get the situation under control.

The terrorists fired from automatic weapons and hurled grenades. Some terrorists are said to be holed up inside a shop.

The incident took place near Kokrajhar in Assam. The state’s chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who is in Delhi, has met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed him about the situation. The Chief Minister has also spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about the situation.

In further reports from departments, Mukesh Sahay, DGP of Assam has said that no terror group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Security forces are underway and further securing the affected areas.