13 civilians, one militant killed in Kokrajhar market firing by terrorists

| Friday, August 5, 2016 - 17:53
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Assam, Militants, Militant attack, Kokrajhar, security forces, ARMY, gunfire, shootout

New Delhi: At least 13 people were killed on Friday when militants exchanged heavy gunfire against security forces at Kokrajhar town in Assam at Balajantenali market. 

12 civilians have been reportedly killed in shootout between security forces and militants in the region. One militant has been neutralised by the army. 18 people have been reported injured in the attack. 

National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) is the militant outfit behind the attack. AK-47 was recovered from the site where the attack took place. The attack was anticipated by the National Investigative Agency (NIA).  

The number of the militants is believed to be around 3–4. Three terrorists came in an auo and opened fire on the civilians. 





Authorities have cordoned off the area and are currently engaging the militants in the shootout. Kokrajhar comes under Chirang district and is one hour away from Bongaigon in Assam. Additional security personnel have been rushed to the area after the attack. 



Kokrajhar is a town in Bodoland Territorial Council, Assam, one of the North East States and territories of India.



Further details are awaited.





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Kokrajhar firing by militants on 5 August 2016

. The news of terrorist attack in Kokrajhar in Assam on 5 August 2016 in which about 14 are reported to have died while more than this figure injured , is woeful. In this connection , this Vedic astrology writer’s alert predictions of 27 June 2016 and after about likelihood of happening of such a circumstance in north-east including Assam during ongoing times particularly from 9 August to 20 September 2016 come into focus. It seems the alert has been meaningful though it may not have come to notice of the concerned or the concerned may have estimated it to be insufficient.

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