Curfew imposed in Baksa district and Tulsibil outpost area in Kokrajhar district

Kokrajhar, (Assam), May 2: Curfew was imposed in entire Baksa district and Tulsibil outpost area in Kokrajhar district on Friday as a preventative measure following the attack by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) militants in which at least seven civilians were killed.

A group of heavily armed extremists swooped down on two houses in Balaparajan Village-1 under Goreswar police station at around 1 a.m. and opened indiscriminate fire, killing seven persons on the spot.

According to reports, a joint combing operation by the police and paramilitary forces has been launched in the area to track down the militants. The death is likely to go up.

NDFB is a tribal outfit fighting for an independent homeland for the Bodo tribes people in Assam. (ANI)