Two hardcore militants apprehended in Assam

Guwahati: Two hardcore militants, belonging to the ULFA and National Santhal Liberation Army's anti-talk faction, were apprehended by security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district.

Acting on specific information, a team of the Army and police launched a joint operation in Khashiabari village of the district last night and nabbed an ULFA militant this morning, a defence spokesman said here today.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

The militant has been identified as Dipak Das and a 7.62 mm pistol along with some ammunition were recovered from his possession. In another operation, the forces nabbed a National Santhal Liberation Army militant from Siyalmari village today.

The apprehended terrorist has been identified as Everest Tudu alias Jambua, a senior cadre of the banned outfit, and a pistol along with some ammunition and a mobile phone were recovered from his possession, the spokesman said.

PTI 


Updated Date: Feb 11, 2016 18:24 PM

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