Security forces nab ULFA cadre in Assam, explosives seized

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Tinsukia: The security forces, in a special operation, nabbed a United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) cadre near Chikarajan area in Assam, reports said.

Police sources said he was tasked to target security forces through bomb blasts. Police have recovered 12 kg approx TNT explosive in three packets, two electric detonators, two IED circuit, three battery, a remote control, insulation tape and a torch.

The operation was jointly led by Tinsukia police, 210 Cobra Battalion team, 68 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force with 23 Punjab Battalion Army, 21 PARA(SF).

Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused was identified as SS Sgt ULFA(I) Sabdo Asom alias Jonki Borah (29) of Maj Mamorani Village.

Tinsukia police said the accused confessed that he was tasked to target security forces and vital installations during the festive season.

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