Mass Migration, 30 Killed – Communal riots between Illegal Jihadi Immigrants and Tribals

published on July 24, 2012

Assam: Mass migration has been reported from Assam, following Communal riots between native Bodo tribals and Illegal immigrant Muslims from Bangladesh. As latest reports comes in Thousands have fled their home and atleast 30 people have been reportedly killed and many injured in the ongoing riots in Assam border. Thousands are wounded and many villages have been set to flames. In recent years, Hindu and Christian tribes have begun to give vent to strong anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment against Bangladeshi settlers.
As Police could not contain the violence, Army and Para Millitary forces have been called in.Curfew has been imposed in the area and shoot at sight orders have been issued. The violence was sparked on Friday night when Jihadis killed four Bodo youths. The violence which started in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts of Assam has spread to Bongaigaon district.

On Monday afternoon, hundreds of Jihadis carrying spears squatted on the railway line linking Guwahati to New Delhi. They had stopped and attacked Rajadhani express, demanding the release of Jihadis detained in connection with the killings of the four youths.

Assam’s chief minister Tarun Gogoi itself told that about 30,000 villagers have fled their homes and taken shelter in relief camps, but local officials said the numbers were at least twice that.BJP today decided to send a fact-finding team to the state to ascertain the reasons that led to the clashes.

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