Indefinite curfew imposed in violence hit Assam

Updated: August 07, 2012 23:08 IST

Indefinite curfew is imposed in Dhubri district of Assam today, after a fresh round of ethnic violence claimed three lives, taking the overall toll to more than 60 deaths. Earlier a group of over 500 people blocked the national highway, protesting the killing. The three people were killed in Kokrajhar district when some people opened fire on a group at Ranibuli village recently. Two people were injured in the incident. Earlier in the day, Assam Chief minister Tarun Gogoi recommended a probe by the CBI, into the ethnic clashes.

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