The police informed that one ULFA cadre identified as Debojit Duarah was killed following an encounter at a village in Tinsukia district of eastern Assam. They have ecovered a grenade and a weapon
from the slain militant. Few other ULFA ultras managed to flee the area.
Meanwhile, the Nalbari district police have apprehended three ULFA militants -- Mridul Hazarika, Samarjt Sharma and Illius Ali -- in a special operation aimed at preventing ULFA militants to create terror in the state.
According to intelligence inputs, the anti-talks faction of the ULFA would try to create disturbance in the state before Republic Day. The police and security forces have beefed up security all across the state.