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Hundreds flee as another six killed in India's Assam state

Hundreds of Hindi-speakers in India’s northeastern state of Assam have started fleeing ethnic violence which has claimed 29 lives in the past week, they and officials said. Trains leaving Assam are at full capacity, a railways spokesman said Thursday. “Seats are already full in all the trains,” he said. With police reporting another six people killed by mobs and separatist rebels overnight, a sense of panic began to spread through members of the Hindi-speaking community, many of whom hail from the eastern state of Bihar. “Life is not secure here and so we are waiting for the first possible train to get out of Assam,” Madhav Prasad, a 45-year-old trader, told AFP in the state capital Guwahati. Full Story

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