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In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless

Jul 24, 2012 12:06pm
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • The violence in the Kokrajhar region of Assam has shown no sign of ending with the death toll up to 21.
    AP Photo
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • An estimated 50,000 refugees have taken shelter in relief camps so far, while those affected in the violence are said to be more than 60,000.
    AP Photo
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • The violence has spread to neighbouring districts such as Chirang and turned into a rail blockade agitation as well.
    AP Photo
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • While the Indian Railway has stepped up security and made food and water arrangements for stranded passengers, 14 companies of the CRPF have been sent in to the state.
    PTI Photo
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • Nearly 400 villages are said to be affected and even as shoot-at-sight orders remain in place in the region, the houses of many of those who fled were torched and burnt on Tuesday morning.
    Reuters
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • The Assam Police says it has formed special peace committees to talk to the people.
    PTI Photo
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • Curfew is still on in Kokrajhar from 6 am to 6 pm.
    Reuters
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless
  • In pics: Assam violence leaves thousands homeless