Two persons killed in fresh ethnic violence in Assam.

two killed in assamOn Saturday, in a fresh outburst of ethnic violence in Assam’s Bodoland, two persons were killed in Kokrajhar district, a senior police official said.

Additional Superintendent (Headquarters) of Police Surjeet Singh said that one person was shot dead at Badugaon under Gosaigaon police station and in a retaliatory attack a youth was hacked to death with sharp-edged weapons at close to Batlanmara village.

The new bout of violence came after a quiet period of nearly three months in the area which was rocked by ethnic violence between Bodos and migrant Muslims which left concerning 90 people dead and lakhs homeless in August-September this year.

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