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ULFA-I owns up attack on army

GUWAHATI: The United Liberation Front of Asom(I) has owned up the responsibilities of the attack on army in Namsai where a jawan was killed on Wednesday.

In a statement, the rebel outfit's military head Paresh Barua confirmed that they launched the attack on the army troop with grenade explosion in the morning.

Security forces are stepping up a combing operation in the entire area in search of the rebels who exploded the grenade.

The incident took place in the morning where the rebels exploded the powerful grenade on the road near Namsai in Arunachal Pradesh as the troops crossed the area in the run up to the Republic Day on Friday.

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