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Indiscriminate firing by suspected ULFA-I insurgents along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

First Published: 27th March, 2018 14:58 IST

ULFA-I seems to be upping its activities along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border ahead of the militant outfit’s Raising Day, as suspected ULFA-Independent militants carried out indiscriminate firing near Dirak Gate

ULFA-I seems to be upping its activities along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border ahead of the militant outfit’s Raising Day, as suspected ULFA-Independent militants carried out indiscriminate firing near Dirak Gate at Namsai in Arunachal Pradesh at around 8 in the evening yesterday.

The incident happened just 500 metres away from the Dirak Check Gate. After firing a few rounds of ammunation the militants fled towards Chitpani.

Meanwhile, tension has gripped the areas adjoining the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border following the incident. Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Police, CRPF and the Army have jointly launched a massive search operation along the border to nab the militants.

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