Nearly 80 people have been killed and 400,000 displaced in fighting between Muslims and India’s Hindu Bodo tribespeople in Assam, a northeastern state of India, in recent weeks. The violence has prompted many northeasterners living in major cities to flee, fearing reprisals.
Aug. 19, 2012 Thousands of Indians from the northeast have left the southern city of Bangalore and other towns, spurred by rumors they would be attacked in retaliation for communal violence in their home state of Assam. In this photo, people from India's northeastern state rest while waiting in a Kolkata railway station for a train bound for Assam. Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters Buy Photo