14 Killed, 16 Injured in Rebel Attack in India's Assam State

August 5, 2016 10:52 AM

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At least 14 people were killed and 16 others injured Friday after rebels opened fire in a crowded market in Assam state in India's remote northeast, officials said.

Six rebels arrived in a motorized rickshaw and fired automatic weapons and lobbed grenades in the crowded market in Balajan, an area just outside the town of Kokrajhar in western Assam, said top local police official L.R. Bishnoi.

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