NDFB(S) militants struck for the third consecutive day killing one person and critically injuring another in two different incidents in Assam on Sunday, police said.
One person was killed and several others were seriously injured in grenade attacks and firing by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) militants in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Sunday, police said.
One person was killed and two others were injured in firing by the police after they were attacked by a mob at a rally in Assam`s Dhubri district today, police sources said.
In a massive accident, a cargo truck rammed into two minivans carrying brick kiln workers in Barpeta district, 150 kilometres from Assam`s capital.
In a case of fratricide, a BSF jawan on border duty killed two superiors in Assam on Thursday.
The Centre on Friday said it would start a feasibility study to construct a road-cum-rail bridge over river Brahmaputra at Dhubri in Assam as a part of the newly declared national highway 127(B).
The flood situation in Assam on Monday showed some signs of improvement though 59 villages in three districts still reeled under water affecting nearly 30,000 people.
Indefinite curfew was clamped from 7.30 on Sunday night in Mancachar and adjoining areas in Assam`s Dhubri district following violence in which two police men were injured and a police vehicle was set ablaze.
Opposition parties AGP and BJP in Assam have protested against the ongoing joint land survey by officials of the Bangladesh and Assam governments in the Mancachar sector of Dhubri district.
A leopard was beaten to death by villagers after the carnivore mauled and seriously injured three persons in Assam`s Dhubri district today, official sources said.
Claiming the situation in riot-hit areas of Assam was "under control", Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said those who had fled to West Bengal were now returning.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi late on Thursday to discuss law and order after toll in the recent violence in the state reached six.
One person was missing after a country boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Dhubri district of Assam, near the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Claiming that the five youths taken into custody were innocent, the women alleged that they were being tortured during interrogation.
Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated in Assam`s Dhubri district Saturday under tight security since Wednesday following clashes between protesters and police earlier.
The army flag marched Dhubri town as curfew was relaxed for 12 hours from 5:00 am with no fresh incident as Eid-ul-Zuha was observed peacefully.
At least three persons were injured in a clash between two communities in lower Assam`s Dhubri district, police said Friday.
Three persons were injured in a fresh outbreak of violence as two groups clashed in the IG road area of this communally-sensitive town on Thursday after which indefinite curfew was imposed.
Curfew was imposed in Dhubri town of Assam this evening after six persons were injured in two rounds of clashes between police and protesters.
Five persons were killed by lightning in Assam`s Dhubri and Golaghat districts.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
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