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CBI team to visit riot-hit areas in Assam tomorrow

PTI  Guwahati, August 09, 2012
First Published: 20:32 IST(9/8/2012) | Last Updated: 20:35 IST(9/8/2012)

A CBI team would visit the ethnic violence-hit areas on Friday in lower Assam which remained incident-free on Thursday.

The CBI team as recommended by chief minister Tarun Gogoi is scheduled to visit the strife-torn districts on Friday, additional DGP (law and order) AP Rout told PTI in Guwahati.

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Yesterday four bodies were recovered from Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang districts taking the toll to 77 in the clashes which broke out on July 9 between Bodos and migrants.

"The situation in the violence-hit areas is under control and there is no fresh incident. The army is regularly conducting flag marches in the affected areas," Rout said.

The chief minister also called a special review meeting with top army, police and para military officials at his residence during the day.


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