Assam violence displaces thousands
A spate of attacks by a rebel group in eastern India has left dozens dead and forced thousands from their homes. Local government promised swift and brutal punishment for those responsible.
Some 2,000 people fled their homes in India’s restive eastern state of Assam on Thursday, after 69 people, 18 of them children, lost their lives in separatist violence two days earlier. The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), which has waged a decades-long violent conflict in pursuit of an independent homeland for the Bodo people, has been blamed for the series of coordinated attacks.
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Source News: DW