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Violence spreads to BTAD areas

The sporadic incidents of violence that cripples Goalpara and Kamrup rural district are spreading to BTAD areas. A Congress party office and three trucks were on Thursday set ablaze in Udalguri district and vehicles damaged in Baksa district forcing police to open fire in the air to disperse persons using force to impose the bandh in the area.
During the 12-hour BTAD bandh, called by the Rabha Hasong Joint Action Committee, unidentified persons poured kerosene on the Congress office, Rajib Bhavan, at Tangla in Udalguri district and set fire to its wooden doors and windows.
The police fired in the air at Kalaigaon to disperse a group of persons using violent means to impose the bandh by forcing shop-owners to close down their shops.

At Khoirabari in the same district, some persons torched three trucks and blocked roads to prevent movement of vehicles.

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