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Northeast terrorists call for strike

December 19, 2003 20:46 IST

The United Liberation Front of Asom, National Democratic Front of Bodoland and Kamtapur Liberation Organisation, under attack from the Royal Bhutan Army, have jointly called a 48-hour strike in Assam and parts of north Bengal from Saturday to protest against the killing of ULFA political advisor Bhimakanta Buragohain.

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In emails to media outlets in Guwahati, the three outfits said the Bhutan army launched its December 15 operation "without any clear ultimatum".

"The joint forces of Indian and Royal Bhutan Army are brutally killing old people, women and children," the joint statement alleged.

The forces, it said, did not give safe passage to octogenarian Buragohain, women and children in violation of Geneva Convention as well as all civil norms of modern war.


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Number of User Comments: 6




Sub: Good job Indian and Bhutanese govt

Before India can be a called a developed country... may it be by 2020 or later.. all organizations that lead do not accept to join ...


Posted by Hari





Sub: Northeast ultras call for strike, crying foul.

Terrorists outfits who are operating from other souverign nation to harass one souverign nation, are in no way covered under Geneva Convention. Let them cry ...


Posted by Ashok Chavda





Sub: Bhutan Crack down

It is amusing to read that they wanted to be treated as per Geneva Convention. Even Terrorists talk of War Prinicples? Women & Children in ...


Posted by Sankar





Sub: irrational

how come these ultras are suddenly talking about geneva convention and the civilities of war. as far as i know they are the ones killing ...


Posted by abhishek





Sub: What a Joke!

Terrorists and Militants talking about Ethics! "The forces, it said, did not give safe passage to octogenarian Buragohain, women and children in violation of Geneva ...


Posted by Suresh Kumar




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