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Encounter: ULFA held with bombs

Security forces have apprehended six of ULFA militants and seized two powerful bombs during an encounter in Tinsukia district on Friday. Getting wind of the presence of an ULFA group, police launched a search operation in Borburi area since in the evening where the encounter followed. Two cadres were nabbed while another fled away. Five more cadre of ULFA were arrested following the interrogation of the duo and two powerful IEDs arrested from an abandoned cremation ground, 500 metres from the parade ground where the district administration was due to hold the I-Day parade.

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