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Assam militant attacks: Nine more bodies recovered, toll rises to 32

Guwahati: Nine more bodies were recovered from a village in Baksa district this morning, taking the toll to 32 in the violence unleashed by NDFB-Songbijit militants in Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts (BTADC) area in Assam.

Nine bodies recovered from BTADC area

Indian security personnel and villagers look on following an overnight attack by suspected tribal militants on a village in Kokrajhar, India's northeastern state of Assam, on May 2, 2014. Photo: AFP

The bodies of the victims, including four children and two women, were recovered from Khagrabari village under Salbari sub-division adjacent to the Manas National Park, official sources said. Bodies of two children were identified as Ilina Khatun and Ariful Islam.

Three children, aged between seven and ten years, who were hiding in a forest on the banks of river Beki were also rescued, the sources said.

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