Advertisement

HindustanTimes Fri,29 Aug 2014

One policeman injured in Ulfa grenade blast

PTI  Tinsukia, September 29, 2012
First Published: 20:52 IST(29/9/2012) | Last Updated: 20:55 IST(29/9/2012)

At least one policeman was seriously injured on Saturday when suspected Ulfa militants hurled a grenade during an encounter at Bordumgsa in Assam's Tinsukia district.


Advertisement

The police said during patrolling a group of Ulfa militants encountered the security forces and an exchange of firing took place.

During the encounter the militants lobbed a grenade in which one policeman was injured and he was admitted to Assam Medical College Hospital at Dibrugarh, the police said.

The militants escaped immediately after the incident.

Meanwhile, six cadre of United Peoples Democratic Front, which has been active in Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, were arrested today from Arunachal's Changlang district bordering Tinsukia.

They are being interrogated in Tinsukia police station.


Advertisement
more from India

Dwivedi says Congress leaders above 65 should stay away from active posts

In an indication that the old guard in the Congress is preparing for handing over the baton to GenNext, senior general secretary Janardan Dwivedi on Thursday suggested that leaders beyond 65 years of age should not hold important organisational posts.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved