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3 ‘overground workers’ of ULFA I held in Assam Rifles convoy ambush case

Tinsukia (Assam), April 24: Three 'overground workers' of banned militant outfit ULFA (I) were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the ambush of an Assam Rifles convoy in Tinsukia district earlier this month, a police statement said. A search operation has also been launched to find the body of an ULFA cadre, purportedly killed in retaliatory firing during the ambush, which was buried in the area, it added. A convoy of 31 Assam Rifles, coming from Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh towards Margherita in Tinsukia (Assam), was fired upon by suspected...
North East

ULFA-I claims responsibility for attack on Assam Rifles in Margherita

GUWAHATI, APRIL 16: Hours after the attack on Assam Rifles, the banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was a part of their 'Operation Protixudh' (Operation Revenge). In a press statement, the ULFA-I stated that they launched an 'Operation Protixudh' against the Assam Rifles in Namdang forest area near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border to avenge the deaths of the members of the banned outfit: self-styled (ss) second Lieutenant Gyan Asom, ss Sergeant Major Iyangshu Asom, and ss Lieutenant Uday Asom....
North East

Assam Rifles committed to modernise equipment profile, says Director Ggeneral

Shillong, March 24: Assam Rifles Director General Lt Gen Pradeep Chandran Nair on Sunday asserted that the force is committed to modernise its equipment profile and upskill manpower. Nair also lauded the Assam Rifles personnel for their contribution in counter-insurgency operations in the region and in Kashmir. "The force remains committed to modernise its equipment profile in terms of acquisition of state-of-the-art weapons, surveillance and protective equipment," he said here during an address on the 189th Raising Day of the Assam Rifles. Nair said the Assam Rifles is making efforts...
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