HEADLINES

INDIA: Bodo Rebels Killed 14 People In Attack On Market In Kokrajhar

By Alistair Reign, August 6, 2016. Alistair Reign News Blog.

Fourteen persons, including two women, were killed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in broad daylight on Friday when militants dressed in Army fatigues opened fire and hurled bombs at a busy weekly market. Though the incident occurred 15 km from Kokrajhar town, an Army patrol van which was nearby when the firing started engaged the terrorists, killing one of them.

On Friday, fourteen (14) persons, including two women, were killed in Kokrajhar district of Assam, India, in broad daylight when militants dressed in Army fatigues opened fire and hurled bombs at a busy weekly market. Though the incident occurred 15 km from Kokrajhar town, an Army patrol van which was nearby when the firing started engaged the terrorists, killing one of them.

The Army said swift action by the troops “prevented indiscriminate killings of civilians in the crowded market place.”

Kokrajhar district of Assam“The incident occurred at Balajan-Tinali market between 11.40 a.m. and 11.45 a.m. In the retaliation, one terrorist was killed,” L.R. Bishnoi, Inspector-General of Police, Bodoland Territorial Area District, told The Hindu .

Eighteen persons were injured, though agencies put the number at 20. Most of the victims were killed on the spot and two died while being taken to hospital.

The Chief Minister told reporters that doctors had informed him that all the injured were out of danger.

Kokrajhar district of Assam bombing.

Kokrajhar district of Assam attack.

NDFB faction suspected.

Police search backpacks in the Kokrajhar district of Assam, India.

Police search backpacks in the Kokrajhar district of Assam, India.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said militant group NDFB(S) had direct involvement in the attack in Kokrajhar district that claimed fourteen lives.

Direct involvement of NDFB(S) in the Kokrajhar violence has been found following unearthing of vital information,” an official release quoting Sonowal said.

The slain militant was identified as Anjoy Islary alias Monjoy, and he was the self-styled commanding officer of the NDFB(S), senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

Initial reports said two militants came in an auto rickshaw and opened fire indiscriminately and hurled grenades on the shops.

References The Hindu: 14 killed as Bodo rebels attack market in Kokrajhar, and Zee News: NDFB(S) directly involved in Kokrajhar attack: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal.

🔝


We welcome comments and conversation. Scroll down page to use the comment box.

Click Picture for a Popular Article

  • The Canadian Delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, May 1945. (Photo: Public Domain). (Alistair Reign News Blog www.AlistairReignBlog.com).
  • And now - a country with more than 10,000 people killed in the ensuing violence, over 10,000 more died of starvation under the blockade of humanitarian aid and supplies - the Middle East’s poorest nation, Yemen is reduced to the brink of famine.
  • UNICEF estimates nearly 400 children have been killed and over 600 injured in the past four months in the country, the poorest in the Middle East. 13 Yemeni teaching staff and four children were killed by a Saudi air strike on August 20. Two days before, coalition bombing in the Amran province took the lives of 17 civilians, injuring 20 more. UNICEF condemned what it called the “senseless bloodshed.” A Red Cross spokeswoman said the violence in Ta’iz, in southern Yemen, in just one day on August 21 left 80 people dead.
  • ery same government who deliberately allowed this occupation to take place last fall. Regardless of what is happening with a possible injunction application, I urge every person to call the Premier’s office in the morning, telling her she has to get her administration working overtime to get rid of tent city and under no circumstances to move this horror story a block away into Mt. Edwards where we’ll then have a PERMANENT tent city indoors, with all the same shit going on every day and night!
  • Yesterday I re-blogged two article's suggesting that Donald Trump announced his candidacy as a ruse to help Hillary Clinton secure the title of President of The United States. When a friend first emailed me a link to the article by J.K. Trotter published in the Gawker, I brushed it off as too far-fetched, However, I recently changed my mind, and I will explain why I doubt Donald Trump's campaign started as a legit quest for the presidency.
  • Women to be placed on Canadian bank notes. Merna Forster helps prove that the adage is true, one voice can raise the voices of many. Forster is from British Columbia's provincial capital, Victoria, and her petition has brought about recognition to an overlooked wrong that required "righting" - and that she did with an impressive 73,402 signatures.
  • Paramedics rush to the scene at the capital of Faso terrorist attack by Al-Qiada on January 15, 2016. The attack comes less than two months after a terrorist attack at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako on November 20 in which 20 people died including 14 foreigners.
  • Iraqi firefighters and civilians carry bodies of victims killed in a car bomb at a commercial area in Karrada neighbourhood, Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 3, 2016
  • Many children in the street killed from a Saudi-led airstrike on a Yemen refugee camp.
  • Codepink protesters outside the NRA headquarters, Fairfax, Virginia June 19, 2016. (Photo: CODEPINK).

Click Picture for a Popular Cartoon

  • Satire: USA Denies Whites Can Be Terrorist
  • When cartoons turn into people
  • Donald Trump for President of the (Mexican free and NOW Muslim free) United Sates of America. (AlistairReignBlog.com),
  • Donald Trump and I Lama Crazy. alistairreignblog.com
  • Britney Spears Looking Hot in black leather in Toxic music video. who was sexiest? Britney in Toxic or Taylor Swift in Bad Blood
  • Donald Trump and a Cheshire cat have the same smug smile.
  • Donald Trump for President
  • Sesame Street - Grouch Apprentice with Donald Grump
  • Victoria's 'Homeless' Drug Addicts
  • Putin Pumpkin Head
  • Way-back Machine: Who Vogue'd It Best? Take our poll at Alistair Reign News Blog: AlistairReignBlog.com