Assam violence: Army Chief to review situation in violence-hit area

PTI
Published Dec 27, 2014, 3:43 pm IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 4:27 am IST
NDFB(S) militants carried out a deadly attack on tribals leaving over 80 dead
Security personnel patrolling near Assam-Bengal Border area at Balapara under Alipurduar after attacks by Bodo militants (NDFB) in Assam (Photo: AP)
 Security personnel patrolling near Assam-Bengal Border area at Balapara under Alipurduar after attacks by Bodo militants (NDFB) in Assam (Photo: AP)

New Delhi: Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will review the situation in Assam on Saturday where NDFB(S) militants carried out a deadly attack on tribals leaving over 80 dead.

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Singh will first visit Guwahati and then Sonitpur and Kokrajhar where militants belonging to National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) killed tribals on Tuesday.

He would be brief by officials there about the situation on the ground and the operation the army has launched against the militants.

Read | Mastermind behind the Assam militant attacks identified

The death toll in the attacks by NDFB (S), retaliatory violence by tribals and police firing stood has risen to 81. Suhag, who had met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi on Friday, had said that the Army is going to intensify its operations against the NDFB militants.

 

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