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Assam: Suspected Bodo militants kill 10 people in 2 separate incidents

May 02, 2014 08:53 AM IST India India

Guwahati: Suspected Bodo militants killed 10 people in two separate incidents in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam on Thursday. In the first incident suspected Bodo militants shot dead three members of a family including two women and seriously injured an infant in the Baksa district on Thursday night.

According to the police, the suspected militants entered a house and fired indiscriminately, killing three people on the spot. The assailants fled after committing the crime, sources said. The infant who received bullet injuries was admitted to a hospital, the sources said.

In another incident in Kokrajhar, seven people were killed by suspected militants. Assam's Kokrajhar district had seen large scale ethnic violence between Bodos and non-Bodos two years ago.

(With additional information from PTI)