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Insurgency takes 2253 lives in 10 yrs in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 20:55

Guwahati: Altogether 2253 persons have
been killed by insurgents during the period of 2001-2011 in
Replying to a question by Bodo Peoples` Front (BPF)
legislator Kamalsing Narzary, Forest Minister Rockybul
Hussain, replying on behalf of the Chief Minister, who holds
the home portfolio, said those killed include 1962 civilians
and 291 security personnel.
Altogether 1759 insurgents and 25 civilians have been
killed in encounters with security forces during the said
period, he said.

Besides these, 150 civilians have lost their lives in
firing by security personnel to control law and order
situation, the minister added.


First Published: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 20:55
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