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Combing operation in Pengeri

Security forces are fanning at Pengeri area in Tinsukia district of Assam in search of four ULFA militants on Monday who are believed to have been hiding to extort money. Acting on a tip off Tinsukia police and army jawans conducted a raid in the area on Monday. But the miliants managed to flee after exchange of firing for a brief period of time in the evening.

  Police later recovered an IED from the spot. Entire area is being cordoned off in search of the militants who recently came to the district at the instance of Paresh Baruah. Notably, Pangeri has become a safe haven for a section of ULFA militants to unleash reign of terror in the form of extortion and kidnapping in the area.

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