From a Correspondent
Chirang, March 30: Based on specific inputs, the troops of Red Horns Division of Gajraj Corps and Assam Police launched an operation in the wee hours of Thursday in Simlaguri area of Chirang district. The joint team swiftly swung into action and laid ambushes in the suspected area.
The team observed movement of two suspicious persons in the area. The persons were challenged by the team. On being challenged, the terrorists opened indiscrimite fire on the team. The team retaliated with controlled fire. Two terrorists were neutralized and one of them has been identified as Lukhash rzary alias Langfa. He was a cadre of 42 Batch, trained in Myanmar and was in contact with G Bidai, a top cadre of NDFB (S). He was involved in numerous subversive activities, including extortion. One INSAS Rifle, one 7.65mm revolver, a Chinese hand grede and ammunition were recovered from the terrorists. In view of the run-up to mami Brahmaputra Festival, the Indian Army and Assam Police are maintaining a very high state of vigil.