Journal : People's Daily (Chinese) Date : Author : NA Page No. : 03


14 killed in attack in India’s Assam state

NEW DELHI, August 6, People’s Daily (Reporter: Yuan Jirong): Indian police said on Friday that 3-4 masked gunmen opened fire in a crowded market in Kokrajhar of India’s Assam state on that day afternoon,  killing 14 people and injuring more than 20.

Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay has said it was suspected that the attack was s carried out by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland. Police have recovered an assault rifle from the hands of a suspect who was killed, while other attackers fled.

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