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Ethnic violence erupts in India's Assam

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A house burns in Kachugaon village, Assam state, India during violent ethnic clashes on July 23.

Reuters - Police shot dead four rioters in India's northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday as security forces struggled to contain ethnic fighting that has killed 26 people and left remote hamlets in flames, forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Read More


An Indian woman cries as fire fighters try to extinguish fire on her house following ethnic clashes in Kokrajhar, Assam state, India on July 24.

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An ethnic violence victim cries at a relief camp in Goshaigaon after her house was burnt during violence in Assam, India on July 25.


Victims of the ethnic violence in Assam line up for relief goods at a camp in the Kokrajhar district of India on July 25.

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Muslims hailing from India's north eastern Assam state and living in New Delhi shout slogans during a protest against the ethnic violence in Assam on July 25.

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A Muslim man removes a tin sheet from his burnt house following ethnic violence in Kokrajhar, Assam state, India on July 25.

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Ela Brahma, a victim of ethnic violence, attends to her four-day-old baby girl at a relief camp at Kambari Beel in Kokrajhar, India on July 25.

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