8 months 14 terror suspects face death penalty in India Manilatimes |World
GUWAHATI, India: Fourteen militants from an armed separatist group were found guilty Monday of orchestrating a coordinated bomb attack in India’s northeast in 2008 that killed 88 people and wounded hundreds more. The accused were charged with multiple murder and explosives offences by a special court in restive Assam State, where eleven bombs were detonated in quick succession in October 2008 in one of the state’s worst militant attacks. At least 500 people were injured in the attack by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland, one of dozens of armed groups in Assam waging an insurgency against New Delhi. The ... more