Assam on high alert after Bodo militants kill 68

Assam is on high alert and Home Minister Rajnath Singh has gone to Guwahati to take stock of the situation arising after Bodo militants attacked and killed 62 and 3 Advasis were killed in police firing and 3 Bodo villagers were killed by Advasi villagers. A counter insurgency operation has also been launched in the state as Home Minister Singh said Assam is requesting 50 extra companies of central forces to be mobilised. Meanwhile the Indo-Bhutan border in lower Assam has been sealed. The centre has assured CM Tarun Gogoi of full support. Condemning the incident PM Narendra Modi called the killing an act of cowardice.