Five trains scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled and seven others diverted due to prevailing floods in Lower Assam and track restoration work, North-East Frontier Railway said today.
A 25-year-old woman was gang-raped allegedly by a youth she trusted as her lover and seven of his friends at Hajo in Rangiya on Saturday night.
Huge quantities of explosives, including RDX, were recovered and two persons arrested in connection with it in Assam`s Kamrup(Rural) district on Friday.
A Bangladeshi national was apprehended on Friday from a train in Rangiya Railway Station in Assam`s Kamrup district, police said.
Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from any part of Assam.
Ethnic violence that has rocked parts of lower Assam today spread to a new district where incidents of arson were reported, forcing the Army to stage a flag march.
Police resorted to lathicharge when they faced resistance during an anti-encroachment drive.
The All Bodo Students` Union (ABSU) and Non-Bodo Protection Forum activists today clashed during agitations by both organisations in Lower Assam districts, police said.
One person was killed and 21 others were injured when a speeding vehicle overturned in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district.
A seven year-old boy
died in an accidental cartridge blast in Assam`s Baksa
Train services at Rangiya station were affected following a `rail roko`
agitation by candidates appearing for Group-B examinations.
Police today opened fire
to disperse a mob which ransacked the office of the forest
department following the recovery of a students` leader body
in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district today, police sources said.
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