Activists from the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) shout slogans during a protest against the killings of five Bengali-speaking Hindu men by suspected Indian militants in Assam's Tinsukia district. Photo: Reuters

Killings in India’s northeast raise tension over citizenship survey

  • Police say the five men killed were Indian citizens who had been shot one by one
  • The state’s draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) released in July excluded 4 million mostly Bengali-speaking Muslims and Hindus
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Activists from the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) shout slogans during a protest against the killings of five Bengali-speaking Hindu men by suspected Indian militants in Assam's Tinsukia district. Photo: Reuters
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