Kokrajhar (Assam), Aug.5 : At least 12 civilians have been reported killed in Kokrajhar, Assam, by militants who were engaged in a fierce gunbattle with security forces.
The gunbattle ensued when the armed extremists opened fired at a market around 12 kms from Kokhrajar. Reports said the attackers had lobbed a grenade in a crowded market place. One of the attackers is also said to have been gunned down. Further details are awaited..