Violence escalates in India's Assam state

Authorities send more troops to quell ethnic clashes in northeastern Assam state as death toll grows.

    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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