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Trinamool dispatches party leaders for Assam, in wake of Tinsukia massacre

The team is likely to meet the families of those massacred by suspected terrorists in Tinsukia.

In the aftermath of Tinsukia killings of Bengali Hindus, a team of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders have now arrived in Assam.

The team is likely to meet the families of those massacred by suspected terrorists in Tinsukia.

It need be mentioned that polity in West Bengal is heated over this incident.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed anguish over the killings and said an “environment of violence” was prevailing in the country.

The TMC chief has despatched a team of her party leaders including Derek O’ Brien, Mamata Bala Thakur, Nadimul Haq and Mahua Moitra to Tinsukia to express solidarity with aggrieved families.

Five members of the Bengali community, including two of a family, were allegedly killed by the United Liberation Front of Assam’s Paresh Baruah faction (ULFA-I).

The incident took place on the banks of the Lohit river.

The outfit, however, has denied its involvement in the incident.

The TMC has demanded demanded Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal resignation for failing to ensure safety of the citizens and asked for a court-monitored inquiry into the killings.

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