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Security forces nab six hardcore militants along Indo-Bangla border

Security forces nab six hardcore militants along Indo-Bangla border

India Blooms News Service | | 23 Jun 2017, 05:45 pm
Guwahati, June 23 (IBNS) : Security forces on Friday morning apprehended six hardcore militants, including a ULFA (I) member, from the area along Meghalaya-Bangladesh border.

Assam police ADGP (Special Branch) Pallav Bhattacharya said  following intelligence input, Assam police with the help of Meghalaya police and other security agencies, jointly launched operation along the international border with Bangladesh near Dawki and nabbed the militants.

"Intelligence Bureau (IB) informed us about movement of a militant group comprising by ULFA (I) and NDFB (S) at International bordering area. Following IB input, a team of Assam police had camped at the area to vigil the militants movement," Bhattacharya said.

The top Assam cops said security personnel apprehended six militants of the group from the area on Friday morning.

Among the nabbed militants, five are belonging to NDFB (S) and rest one to ULFA (I).

Meanwhile, a top source said that, huge cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered in possession from them.

he source said  two top leaders of the outfit groups are included among them.

Several militants groups of North East India including ULFA (I), NDFB (S), Garo outfit GNLA are active along the bordering areas with Bangladesh and these outlawed groups set up few camps on the soil of the neighbouring county.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath) 

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