Insurgency takes 2253 lives in 10 yrs in Assam
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Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 20:55
Guwahati: Altogether 2253 persons have been killed by insurgents during the period of 2001-2011 in Assam.

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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