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Bodo militant attack : PM, Rajnath Singh to visit violence-hit Assam
24 December 2014
Sonitpur,24/November/2014 (ITNN)>>>> Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Assam later today, in order to take stock of the situation following a brutal militant attack in the state.

An indefinite curfew has been imposed in four police station areas of Sonitpur district in Assam after Bodo militants killed 52 people  in a series of attacks across 5 locations in Assam.

Songbijit faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland(NDFB) is opposed to peace talks. Additional paramilitary personnel
were being rushed byhttp://insighttvnews.in/uploads/updates/armypatrol-assam.jpg Union Home Ministry to Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam .

"Indefinite curfew has been clamped in the areas in the jurisdiction of Dhekiajuli, Thelamara, Rangapara and Biswanath Chariali police stations," Deputy Commissioner of Sonitpur district, Lalit Gogoi told .

A spokesperson of Assam Police said 30 people were gunned down in Sonitpur district. "While 24 were gunned down in Biswanath Chariali, six were killed in Dhekiajuli," he said.

A total of 37 people, including four women, were killed and 10 others injured in a series of attacks by NDFB (Songbijit) militants at four places in Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam this evening.