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3 AR jawans killed in Sivasagar encounter: ULFA

ULFA’s anti–talk faction steps up activities a week ahead of their Foundation Day slated for April 7. The outfit claimed to have killed three Assam Rifles jawans at an encounter in Sivasagar district of Assam on Saturday.

But the security forces claimed that a hardcore ULFA cadre belonging to the Paresh Baruah led faction was seriously injured during the encounter with security forces along the Assam-Nagaland border in Sivasagar district. The encounter took place at Takubasti under Charaideo police station bordering Nagaland. The heavy exchange of firing took place in the evening when a five-member group of the outfit opened fire on an Assam Rifles patrol party. A hardcore cadre was believed to have sustained serious injury. But he managed to flee from the spot. Army recovered one AK-86 automatic rifle from the encounter spot. Assam police and Assam Rifles troops rushed to the area and a search operation was launched to nab the militants. The outfit on Sunday claimed that three Assam Rifles jawans were killed in the encounter.

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