Assam attack: CM announces ex-gratia for kin

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Guwahati, Aug 5: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced ex-gratia to kin of those killed in the militant attack in Kokrajhar today.

Sonowal has also announced to take stern action against terrorists while speaking to reporters.

Assam CM announces ex-gratia for kin

"Ex gratia of Rs.5 lakhs will be given to next of kin of people who died, Rs.1 lakhs for the injured," Sonowal was quoted as saying by ANI.

"Our Prime Minister and home minister have also discussed matter with me. They expressed their condolences," said CM.

Read More: 14 killed in Assam militant attack

At least 14 people have been killed and 15 others were injured when militants opened fire in a market in Kokrajhar district in Assam.

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