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4 ULFA-I militants nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh, arms, ammunition recovered

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According to reports, Assam Rifles troops, along with police, launched operations in Changra, Kuthung and Shongko Havin area of Changlang and Tirap districts on Friday based on intelligence input on the infiltration of ULFA-I militants to Tirap-Changland-Longding region in Arunachal Pradesh.

Police said that during the preliminary investigation, the nabbed ULFA-I militants revealed that they were trained in Taga area in Myanmar. (Image for representation: Hemanta Kumar Nath/India Today)

Security forces on Friday apprehended four militants associated with a banned outfit, United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I), in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang and Tirap district.

Security personnel recovered arms and ammunition from the possession of the nabbed militants.

According to reports, Assam Rifles troops, along with police, launched operations in Changra, Kuthung and Shongko Havin area of Changlang and Tirap districts on Friday based on intelligence input on the infiltration of ULFA-I militants to Tirap-Changland-Longding region in Arunachal Pradesh.

During the operations, security forces apprehended four ULFA-I militants identified as Tiksher Moran alias Arjun Asom, Arup Dowarah alias Anchon Asom and Surajeet Dowarah alias Khamon Asom and Jintu Asom.

(Photo: Hemanta Kumar Nath/India Today)

Four pistols, magazines, 20 rounds of AK series rifle ammunition, eight rounds SLR ammunition, two mobile phone handsets, two pairs of ULFA-I badges and other warlike stores were also recovered.

A police official said that during the preliminary investigation, the nabbed ULFA-I militants revealed that they were trained in Taga area in Myanmar.

Later, the militants and recovered arms and ammunition were handed over to police.

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