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12 civilians reported killed in Assam terror attack

Updated: Aug 05, 2016 14:58 IST

Kokrajhar (Assam), Aug.5 (ANI): At least 12 civilians have been reported killed in Kokrajhar, Assam, by militants who were engaged in a fierce gunbattle with security forces.

The gunbattle ensued when the armed extremists opened fired at a market around 12 kms from Kokhrajar.

Reports said the attackers had lobbed a grenade in a crowded market place.

One of the attackers is also said to have been gunned down.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)