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Siliguri-Assam bus service hits low

Eenadu India 2018-11-07 08:20:00

Assam Police also launched a massive combing operation to nab the perpetrators


Siliguri: After the recent killing of give Bengalis in Assam's Tinsukia, the bus services between Siliguri of West Bengal and Assam are witnessing a new low in their businesses.

On November 1 2018, suspected militants of ULFA(I) massacred five Bengali Hindus on the banks of Brahmaputra near Kherbari village in Assam's Tinsulia district.



The Assam Police also launched a massive combing operation to nab those involved the killing of five people in Tinsukia district Thursday even as the ULFA(I) has denied involvement in the attack.

ULFA(I) chief Anup Chetia said, " The allegations that BJP leader Shiladitya Dev made that ULFA is also involved in the Tinsukia killings is false. We are in the final stage of the peace process with Government of India; We would not want it to be disturbed. We do not have any weapons, how can we do it. There is some vested interest to derail our peace talks."

Also, a four-member Trinamool Congress delegation reached Assam to meet the family members of the five people killed by suspected militants.

West Bengal chief minister expressed her anguish over the brutal killing of the five people, ou of which three were that of the same family. Banerjee went on to say that an environment of violence is prevailing in the country.

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