Two top leaders of the underground outfit are also suspected to have been killed.
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The intelligence inputs gave more than a hint of what was to come. On 29 July 2016, a week before suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland-Songbijit (NDFB-S) militants killed 14 civilians in Assam's Kokrajhar district, an Assam Police source had told the media, "The ULFA and the NDFB have not been able to carry out any major attack in the past several months, as a result of which they are now desperate to strike in a big way to prove their existence."
Police said the group of militants came in a car and attacked a popular market in Kokrajhar.
Officials are trying to recover the carcasses.
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The NDRF is also closely monitoring the flood situation in the country on a 24x7 basis.
26 deaths have been reported in Assam, where incessant downpours have damaged roads and snapped telephone cables.
The cities witnessed overflowing lakes and drainages, compounding woes of the people with submerged low-lying areas.
One of its worst floods ever.
Assam's Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged authorities to provide safe drinking water to prevent the outbreak of disease.
The plains belt of the West Garo Hills remains one of the most neglected regions in Meghalaya. Housing two non-reserved constituencies -- Phulbari and Rajabala -- the region is marred by wide-scale unemployment, poor educational and health indicators, unchecked crimes such as kidnapping and extortion, and river erosion-induced displacement triggered every year by floods in the Brahmaputra…