In Pictures: Violence erupts in Assam - Al Jazeera English

In Pictures: Violence erupts in Assam

Rioting in the northeastern Indian state has caused dozens of deaths and forced thousands to flee.

Biju Boro |

In July, rioting in the Indian state of Assam resulted in the deaths of nearly 80 people, most of whom are Muslims of Bengali origin.

In response to the violence, the state government has deployed the military and issued orders to shoot on sight.

Now, hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the unrest are living in makeshift camps. 

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