Assam Kokrajhar terrorist attack 14 civilians killed 20 Injured 5th august 2016

Assam Kokrajhar town balajan tiniali area terrorist attack 5th august 2016 details 14 people killed, 20 severely injured in attack by suspected NDFB(S)+ militants when the people came in the area for weekly market. The extremists came in an auto and shot at everyone and also threw grenade in the crowded market at Balajan Tiniali. Security forces who were on patrol managed to kill 1 terrorist but the hunt for the people who escaped is on . AK 56 and 47 rifles and grenades have been found in the area. Security personnel, along with tracker dogs and other special equipment, are searching for terrorists suspected to be hiding in nearby buildings.

5th august 2016 Assam Kokrajhar Terror Attack Balajan tiniali area 14 dead, 20 injured, latest news

14 people killed today by militants in Assam kokrajhar and 20 people are injured. this incident happened when people were all gathered to buy products at a weekly market in balajan tiniali area

the involvement of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland NDFB is strongly suspected by the state police


kokrajhar terror attack 5th august 2016 details, dead, injured list 

NDFB had earlier violently campaigned for more than 10 years for a separate homeland for the region's ethnic Bodo people.

Assam's Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condemned the killings and promised strong action. "Whoever is responsible for this will not be spared. 

Balajan tiniali area Terrorist attack in kokrajhar assam latest news updates 05-08-2016

"It is very unfortunate because peace had actually returned to entire Bodoland area in Assam," said Kiren Rijiju on today's attack.

"We have to ascertain that who are exactly the people behind this dastardly act, it is very unfortunate so many people lost their lives."

The six killed have been identified as Mazhar Ali, Salam Ali, Danda Basumatary, Moniram Basumatary, Parmeswar Basumatary and Tapan Chakraborty.

Kokrajhar is a town in Bodoland Territorial Council, Assam located along the bank of Gourang River. The North East Indian Railways divides the city into two sides, north and the south. Kokrajhar city is the headquarters of Kokrajhar district and the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).