PM Modi strongly criticised the terror act in his tweet. "The Home Ministry is in touch with the Assam Government & is monitoring the situation closely,” PM Modi tweeted.

Saddened by the attack in Kokrajhar. We strongly condemn it. Thoughts & prayers with the bereaved families & those injured.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2016

Congress president Sonia Gandhi strongly condemned the militant attack in Assam and extended her condolences to the families of the thirteen innocent victims.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

News of the terror attack in Kokrajhar, Assam extremely worrying. My thoughts& prayers are with the families of the victims

— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) August 5, 2016

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the central government was closely monitoring the situation.

"It's a matter of concern, will not allow peace to be destroyed in Assam," Jitendra Singh, DoNER Minister said.

"Army and paramilitary forces have launched a massive operation to nab the terrorists," Subhash Bhamre, MoS Defence said.

"We condemn the attack, sorry state of affairs," said Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal.

He further added, "Our Government will take stern action against these extremist outfits."

"This is very unfortunate, we will assure that victims are taken care of," Kiren Rijiju said.

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