KOKRAJHAR, ASSAM: Fourteen individuals have been killed after terrorists opened fire at a market at Balajan Tinali in the heart of ASSAM’s Kokrajhar. Security forces in the region have killed one of the terrorists. Fifteen civilians have been harmed in the episode.
An AK-47 has been recuperated from the terrorist who was killed after an gun battle that lasted around 20 minutes. Extra powers have been hurried to the spot, even as other terrorists are being sought after by security strengths. Aside from opening fire on the market, the terrorists also heaved a grenade that ravaged three shops.
Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay has said the attack was carried out by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit), or NDFB (S).
Assam Chief Minister Sarabananda Sonowal has spoken with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the incident.