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Leopard attack

Sivasagar, Feb. 24 (PTI): A leopard attacked and injured a 16-year-old boy, Ananta Hazarika, at Sipahigaon in the district today. The panic-stricken villagers informed the forest department and the animal was later captured.

Man dies

Kokrajhar: One person was trampled to death and another was injured by an elephant at Nagirjuli Guabari in Baksa district on Sunday morning. The animal also damaged a few houses in the village.

Three killed

Nagaon: Three persons died in a road accident at Raha in Nagaon on Sunday. The accident occurred when a Jagiroad-bound truck carrying bamboos hit a Guwahati-bound bus.

Apprehended

Kokrajhar: Five persons, including two NDFB cadres and three linkmen, were apprehended from Koiemari in Baska on Sunday. our 9mm pistol, six mobile sets and two bikes were recovered from them.

House gutted

Dhubri: Eight houses were gutted and properties worth Rs 20 lakh was destroyed in a fire that broke out at Dangichar village in the district on Sunday.

Rebel held

Kokrajhar: An AANLA cadre, Sunil Munda, 35, was apprehended from Hathimara in Udalguri district on Saturday.

Mishap

Dhubri: Zakir Hussain of Tiamari village in the district, who was injured when a speeding motorbike hit him on NH 31 at Gauripur on Friday, died on the way to Bongaigaon nursing home on Saturday.