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Four militants arrested in Assam



Assam Rifles have caught four tribal guerrillas and recovered a large cache of weapons in Assam, official said Thursday.

The Bru National Army (BNA) militants were held at Kulichara forest in Cachar district Monday, an Assam Rifles official told reporters.

The four include BNA chief Oranjoy alias Lal Thazuala, general secretary Rajesh Chorkhi, Luarjoy Reang and Bailoram Reang. They are residents of Mizoram and Assam.

A large quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered at the site. They included four AK-47 rifles, 122 rounds of bullets, two 12-bore double barrel guns, a 9 mm pistol, four mobile phones and other materials.

All four were handed over to Assam Police.

The official said that with the arrest of the four, the outlawed outfit had been effectively neutralized.- IANS

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