Lok Sabha Condoles Kokrajhar Massacre Victims

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| August 8 , 2016 , 14:00 IST
[caption id="attachment_215958" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Lok Sabha Condoles Kokrajhar Massacre Victims The Lok Sabha on Monday condoled the death of 14 people in the recent violence that took place in Kokrajhar, Assam.[/caption] The Lok Sabha on Monday condoled the death of 14 people in the recent violence that took place in Kokrajhar, Assam. As soon as the house assembled for the day to resume its session after the weekend break, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read out a brief statement describing the actions of the wrongdoers as an act of "cowardice". The house also stood in silence for a while as a mark of respect for the departed. ALSO READ: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal Visits Site Of Kokrajhar Attack On August 5, in the worst terror attack in the northeastern state of Assam since 2014, gunmen in military fatigues opened fire at a crowded market in Kokrajhar town on Friday, killing 14 civilians. One of the attackers was also killed after an army patrol party fired back. Authorities in the state have blamed the anti-talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by I.K. Songbijit, who carries a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, for the massacre.   For all the latest news and updates from India and across the globe, follow us on @NewsWorldIN on Twitter and News World India on Facebook

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