Two militants nabbed in Assam

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Thu, Jan 03, 2013 18:02 hrs

Security forces nabbed two hardcore militants of newly formed insurgent group DJNA in Assam's Dima Hasao district on Sunday, officials said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of army and police had launched a search operation at Haflong in the hill district and apprehended the militant duo.

Security forces seized one 9 mm pistol, one hand grenade and ammunition in possession of them.

The nabbed militants were identified as Binod Langthasa and Jimi Thaosen.

On other hand, a cadre of Garo rebel group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) surrendered before police at Hamren in Karbi Anglong district on Sunday.

The militant deposited one AK-56 rifle, two magazines, eight rounds of live ammunition before top police officials.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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