Kokrajhar (Assam): At least 12 people were killed on Friday when militants exchanged heavy gunfire against security forces at Kokrajhar town in Assam at Balajantenali market.
12 civilians have been reportedly killed in shootout between security forces and militants in the region. One militant has been neutralised by the army. 18 people have been reported injured in the attack.
National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) is the militant outfit behind the attack. AK-47 was recovered from the site where the attack took place. The attack was anticipated by the National Investigative Agency (NIA).
The number of the militants is believed to be around 3–4. Three terrorists came in an auo and opened fire on the civilians.
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