Assam Burning: Fresh violence hits Lower Districts
Amid fresh violence incidents rocked Lower Assam districts injured five persons including four women and a minor near Salakati railway station in Kokrajhar district of Assam on Sunday when wrongdoers attacked them.
In another violence hit Chirang district, seven persons were killed and one dead body with injury marks was recovered by Dhubri district police from a forest in Sukhanjora village area on Sunday morning.
“The atrocities on Assamese…must be stopped immediately, failing which we will be forced to take necessary action on Indians living here,” Anti-talk ULFA militants, under commander-in-chief Paresh Baruahsaid.
Indefinite curfew has been alerted in the entire district of Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri to avoid any riots by miscreants as a national highway the NH-31 at Matrijhora blocked by the ire protesters after getting news of a dead body found from forest.
The death toll of Assam hit riots is reached to 94 since July 19, while 75 people sustained injuries and more than 3 lakh people shifted to relief camps fearing violence threat.
Reports said, a dead body that recovered by police and took for postmortem was of Bishu Pramanik, who reported missing since Saturday.
Reacting over this dreadful violence, ULFA told media that 14 people had lost their lives following the threat carried out by SMS and MMS, adding “We will target people of that state where attack on Assamese takes place.”
Source said, IGP (law and order) LR Bishnoi ensured that Police force are investigating the matter probing, further added, “We will be able to ascertain if militants were involved in the Chirang incident.”