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Security alertness in BTAD areas

Security has been beefed up in the riot-hit BTAD areas after fresh incidents of violence from Saturday. Indefinite curfew has been clamped in Chirang district since Saturday evening after unidentified miscreants killed five persons in a fresh orgy of attack. Assam Police and paramilitary forces launched a massive operation to nab the perpetrators. Two senior police officials have been rushed to monitor the situation in Chirang district. Eighty additional CRPF companies have also been deployed to bring the situation under control. Army jawans continued flag march on Sunday to maintain peace.

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