Skip to content Skip to navigation

Two ULFA Rebels killed, 2 Linkmen arrested

GUWAHATI : The Army on Thursday killed two ULFA militants in Tinsukia district, about 500 kms from Guwahati. Defence sources said here troops of the 7/11 Gorkha Regiment killed the two rebels during a shootout in the Kailashpur Simaluguri village under Pengeri police station in the wee hours today.The slain rebels were identified as ‘corporal’ of the ULFA’s 28th battalion Polash Rajbonshi and Bhaskar Barua.An AK 56 rifle, four magazines and some ammunition were recovered from them.

Meanwhile, jawans of 2 Bihar Regiment arrested two ULFA linkmen in Tinsukia and recovered six detonators, two kg of explosoves, a fake currency of Rs 500 denomination, two vehicles (AS-23-E-1705, AS-23-D-6413). They were identified as Kamal Singh (25, Bishnunagar Rupai) and Durgeswar Moran (25, Kothalguri). Army sources said that the militants were planning to carry out subversive activities on its martyr’s day on July 27.

Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to [email protected]

Add new comment

Random Stories

International wildlife delegation visits Jalimukh in Khalingduar Reserve Forest

20 Dec 2009 - 12:22pm | Jayanta Kumar Das
A delegation of International wildlife experts recently visited Jalimukh, the most enchanting tourist spot in Khalingduar RF under Dhansiri Forest Division,Udalguri on December 17.The wildlife team...

APCC holds crucial meet

22 Jan 2014 - 10:32am | AT News
Assam Congress Committee is holding its executive body meeting in Guwahati on Wednesday to discuss the crucial issues three months ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.Presided over by APCC president...

HC defers hearing on Akhil plea

11 Mar 2014 - 2:11pm | AT News
Gauhati High Court on Tuesday deferred hearing of Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea to March 14.The court deferred the hearing on Tuesday after the KMSS president’s lawyer sought more time to represent him in...