DEATH TOLL RISES TO 52 IN REBEL VIOLENCE IN NORTHEAST INDIA

ADIVASIS, WHO MIGRATED TO ASSAM MORE THAN 100 YEARS AGO, HAVE BEEN TARGETED BY BODO REBELS IN THE PAST ALONG WITH MUSLIM SETTLERS IN THE STATE.

ASSAM'S CHIEF MINISTER TARUN GOGOI SAID REBELS OF ONE FACTION OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF BODOLAND WERE BEHIND THE MASSACRE.

23, 2014 photo, an injured person is treated at a hospital in Kokrajhar district, in northeast state of Assam, India.
Adivasis, who migrated to Assam more than 100 years ago, have been targeted by Bodo rebels in the past along with Muslim settlers in the state.
Assam's Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said rebels of one faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland were behind the massacre.

NEW DELHI (AP) — The death toll in rebel violence in Assam state has risen to 52 with the discovery of more bodies, police officials in the remote northeastern said Wednesday. Hridayananda Das, a police inspector in state...

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