Militants ambush Assam Rifles vehicle along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border; encounter on

Guwahati: Militants ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle, triggering an encounter along the Assam-Arunchal Pradesh border on Sunday morning.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

An Assam Rifles vehicle was attacked by grenades and loud explosions were heard at Barabasti 12th Mile on NH-53 bordering Assam's Tinsukia district, a defence spokesman said.

Security forces retaliated and both are currently locked in an encounter.

Further details were awaited.

Updated Date: Jan 22, 2017 12:14 PM

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