Gogoi visits violence-hit areas

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Guwahati, Oct 09 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today visited the riot-hit areas of Udalguri and Darrang districts in which more than 60 people were killed in the last week.

Mr Gogoi visited the Bhakatpara and Bechimari camps, where more than 10,000 people had taken shelter.

The situation was limping back to normal and curfew had been withdrawn from most parts of the affected districts.

However, both indigenous people and immigrant settlers were still maintaining night vigil as the villagers were trying to rebuild their lives as more than 120 houses had been torched with majority of the victims were indigenous people.

Tight security was being maintained and the Army had been keeping positions to stop recurence of any possible violence.

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