Four insurgents held in Assam
Three KNLF insurgents and a suspected UPDS cadre were apprehended with arms and ammunition by army in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday.
Troops of the 5 Rajputana Rifles nabbed the Kuki National Liberation Front and United Peoples Democratic Solidarity extremists at Rangapara, near Deupani under Bokajan police station, defence sources said.
A China-made m-20 pistol with six rounds of live ammunition were recovered from them, the sources said.
The trio was handed over to police for further investigations, the sources added.
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