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Additional forces to BTAD

The Centre will soon rush additional security forces to contain the law and order situation in BTAD where 8 people were killed in four attacks by NDFB-S. Chief minister Tarun Gogoi told assamtimes in New Delhi that he talked to prime minister to apprise him of the situation. He further said that the protests against NDFB-S should not be allowed to turn violent where the common people will have to bear the brunt.

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