Blast in Kokrajhar, 12 killed firing still on

The blast occurred in broad daylight in a market place killing 12 persons and injuring several others in Kokrajhar town of Assam. firing was still going on till going to the press at 2 pm. It is being described an attack by Northeastern extremists.

KokrajharSecurity forces swung into action soon after the blast.

Four assailants hiding in the market are exchanging fire. One extremist has been killed so far.