Assam Security Forces Nab Two NDFB(S) Militants

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Two Hardcore NDFB(S) Militants Captured, 12kg RDX Recovered

Security forces apprehended two hardcore NDFB(S) militants and recovered 12 kg RDX, preventing major attacks in Assam’s Chirang district on Thursday, officials said.

A defence spokesman based in Guwahati said following a tip-off, army Red Horn division and Assam police jointly launched an operation in a remote area of the BTAD district and captured the militants.

The arrested militants were identified as Lwmsao Narzary and Sistu Basumutary and security forces recovered 12 kg RDX from them.

On Feb 4, security forces captured three cadres of the outfit group and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

Hemanta Kumar Nath is a correspondent in Assam, India, who reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state.