Eleven militants apprehended, huge cache of arms seized in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Sept. 2 : Security forces and the Assam Police on Friday apprehended 11 militants from Assam's Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao and Sonitpur districts and seized huge cache of arms in multiple search operations conducted in the last 24 hours.

"In pursuance of relentless operations by security forces against terrorists in wake of continuous alerts post Independence Day 2016, multiple operations were launched by security forces with Police in the hinterland of Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao and Sonitpur districts," Defence spokesperson Amit Mahajan said.

"Eleven hardcore terrorists were apprehended in the past 24 hours, along with huge cache of arms and ammunition," Mahajan added.

The 11 militants include five Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT), four National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) (S) and two Hills State United Liberation Front (HSULF) outfits.

Source: ANI