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12 Black Widow cadres killed in joint offensive in NC hills

Altogether 12 Dima Halam Daogah(Jwel) cadres died and many others injured when an Army and police jointly launched a major offensive at a camp in Herelu in North Cachar Hills district along the Assam-Maipur border on Saturday. According to information, the joint operation busted the camp having a 28-member group of the dread militants who also exchanged fire firing during the operation. 3

Eleven bodies had been recovered so far from the site while all the injured cadres have managed to flee from the camp. But quoting DHD (J) publicity secretary Faifrang Dimasa, sources say 12 of their cadres have been killed during the fierce fighting. Top ranked police and other security forces are there at the spot and the entire villages dominated by Jemi Naga people is being cordoned off.

The bodies have yet to be identified. Notably, the DHD(J) known as Black Widow cadres have been unleashing terror in the two hills districts for the last two years. Several Central Government projects have come to a grinding halt after these militants struck the worked engaged in it. Even the Kopili Hydro project at Umrangsu were forced closure after they attack its employees.
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