Security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition after a heavy exchange of firing with NDFB-S militants in Gossaigaon on Friday.
The encounter took place in the wee hours at Dumbazaar Rangapara area under Saraibil police outpost, Gossaigaon sub-division. Talking to Assam Times, additional SP Surjeet Singh Panesarsaid that acting on some specific inputs, army and police launched the combing operation in the area.
After heavy gun battle, the militants managed to escape from the spot. But security forces recovered a 9 mm pistol with magzine, 2 live bullets of 9 mm, 4 grenades of 36,2 chinesegrenades, one AK47 empty cartridges, 53 AK 47 fire cases, 2 insas 5.56 live bullets, 16 detenators, 8 demand papers of NDFB(S) and some other belongings like bed sheets, plastic covers were recovered from the spot.