One killed in Indian train attack
Apr 10,2009 00:00 by UPI

HAFLONG, India -- A suspected militant attack on a train in the Indian state of Assam has reportedly left one person dead and another 14 critically injured.

The Press Trust of India reported Friday that the individual killed in the train attack was a Central Reserve Police Force officer, while all those injured were passengers on the Badarpur-Lumding Barak Valley Express.

Gunmen thought to belong to the Dima Halam Daogah militant group fired at the moving train from a hillside as the transport left Wadrengdisa station.

The unspecified number of gunmen fled into the jungle after the attack in the North Cachar hill district.

The Press Trust of India said police reinforcements were sent to search for the gunmen.

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