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Train drivers kidnapped in Karimganj

Train drivers in Barak valley are holding road blockade on Friday demanding immediate release of two drivers who were abducted by suspected Reang militants. The militants kidnapped the train drivers Tarun Kumar Bhattacharjee and his assistant S K Sarmah after stopping it at Ramnathpur in Hailakandi district bordering Mizoram early in the morning. They were kidnapped on their way from Badarpur in Karimganj district to Bhairavi in Mizoram. Security forces have launched an operation to trace the two men. Efforts are also on to run the train by sending new drivers at the spot.

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