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Violence escalates in India's Assam state
Authorities send more troops to quell ethnic clashes in northeastern Assam state as death toll grows.
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 01:47

Indian authorities have sent more troops to quell ethnic violence in northeastern Assam state.
 
At least 42 people have been killed during a week of clashes between the local Bodo tribe and Muslim settlers.     
 
Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes, as Prerna Suri reports from Kokrajhar.

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