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ULFA bomb expert held in Lakhimpur


Security forces apprehended an ULFA bomb expert and seized a powerful IED in two different places in Assam on the ULFA Army Day' on Friday.


Indentified as Tapan Phukan alias Bhabani Khaklary, the ULFA bomb was arrested from Solmari village in Lakhimpur district. He was trained in Myanmar.


On the other hand, security forces seized a powerful IED, weighing more than one and a half kg during a joint operation by the police and army in Teestapara area in Dhubri district.


Meanwhile, security was tightened throughout the state following a directive by the union home ministry on ULFA's 'Army Day' on Friday.


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