Three militants nabbed in Assam

Last Updated: Sun, Apr 07, 2013 20:11 hrs

Guwahati, Apr 7 (IBNS) : Security forces apprehended three militants and recovered arms and ammunition from them in Assam on Sunday, officials said.

Two hardcore militants of anti-talk faction group of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were nabbed by security forces in Chirang district.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and army had launched search operation at Rawmari area in the district under BTAD and nabbed the militant duo who took shelter in the area.

Security forces recovered one pistol and several rounds ammunition in possession of them.

In another incident, police apprehended a cadre of Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT) in Karbi Anglong district.

Police recovered one 7.65 pistol, one magazine and nine rounds of live ammunition in possession of him.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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