Guwahati: 2 ULFA cadre neutralised by Assam Rifles in an encounter in Chang-lang District of Arunachal, 6 apprehended. Arms, ammunition recovered.
Two members of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) have been killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles on Wednesday at Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, ANI reported. According to the report, six others have been apprehended and arms and ammunition have been recovered by the security force in the operation.
Earlier in November, a suspected ambush by the militant groups, ULFA (Independent) and the Khaplang faction of National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-K), killed three army jawans and critically injured four near Pengeri in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam. Notably, Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh is approximately 100 kilometers from Pengeri. The attack in Pengeri was considered as one of the biggest strike upon security forces by ULFA in two decades.
Assam rifles, in collaboration with the police on November 10, caught eight militants in the Manipur-Myanmar border with sophisticated arms, most of which were made in China