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2 killed in fresh ethnic violence in Kokrajhar

PTI  Kokrajhar, November 11, 2012
First Published: 00:49 IST(11/11/2012) | Last Updated: 00:51 IST(11/11/2012)

In a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in Assam's Bodoland, two persons were killed in Kokrajhar district today, a senior police official said.

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One person was shot dead at Badugaon under Gosaigaon police station at around 1.40 pm and in a retailatory attack, a youth was attacked with sharp-edged weapons at nearby Batlanmara village, Additional Superintendent (Headquarters) of Police Surjeet Singh said.

The fresh bout of violence came after a lull of nearly three months in the area which was rocked by ethnic violence between Bodos and migrant Muslims which left about 90 people dead and lakhs homeless in August-September this year.


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