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As it happened: 14 civilians killed in Kokrajhar; PM Modi condemns incident

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Aug 5, 2016

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At least 14 people have died in an encounter between militants and security forces in Kokrajhar in Assam, CNN-News18 reported. According to the reports, at least 10 civilians were those among killed.

At around 11.30 am, shootout broke out in a busy market area in Kokrajhar Assam. So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The Assam DGP told CNN-News18 that three to four militants were still on the run, and the area has been cordoned off. The search is still on even as one terrorist has been shot dead. A fierce gunbattle is underway in Barzan bazaar.

First Published On : Aug 5, 2016 17:07 IST

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