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Police recover cache of arms from Assam forest

Kokrajhar (Assam), April 11: A cache of arms and ammunition including automatic rifles were recovered from Ultapani forest area in Assam's Kokrajhar district, a senior police official said on Monday. The weapons belonged to a group of surrendered militants who were trying to form a new militant outfit, Special DGP LR Bishnoi told a press conference here. Acting on a tip-off, searches were conducted in Silikaguri and Ultapani areas. Two police parties carried out the search operations which ended early on Monday morning. Our team recovered seven weapons and several...