Kokrajhar attack: Additional paramilitary forces being rushed to Assam

Additional paramilitary personnel were being rushed by Union Home Ministry to Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam where NDFB(S) militants shot dead 34 people on Tuesday night.

PTI| Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 23:10 PM IST

New Delhi: Additional paramilitary personnel were being rushed by Union Home Ministry to Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam where NDFB(S) militants shot dead 34 people on Tuesday night.

Home Ministry sources said it has sought a report from the state government on the series of attacks by the militants.

They said Home Minister Rajnath Singh is constantly monitoring the situation in the places of the attacks.

Rajnath Singh spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and offered him all assistance to deal with the situation arising out of the massacre.

He asked Gogoi to firmly deal with the situation.