Eight to 12 killed in Assam terror attack

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Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Eight to 12 people were killed on Friday when suspected militants opened random fire at a busy market in Kokrajhar town in Assam, police said.

Assam Police chief Mukesh Sahay told IANS that one of the attackers was killed by the security forces. He suspected the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) for the attack.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the central government was closely monitoring the situation.

-IANS

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