Troops of the Indian Army recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Bogapani, located at around 8 km distance from Digboi in Tinsukia in Assam, on June 3rd, 2020.
The IED, wrapped in a polythene, was recovered along the 36 No National Highway. Later, the IED was diffused by the bomb squad.
It may be mentioned, on May 28th, 2020, the 9 Rajputana Rifles regiment of Army apprehended a suspected cadre of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Tingkhong in Dibrugarh in Assam.
The troops recovered a pistol and two Improvised Explosive Devises (IED) from the possession of the cadre. Later, the IEDs were diffused by the bomb squad at the Polo ground field.
Earlier, on May 25th, 2020, the troops of the Indian Army in a joint operation with Assam police busted a recruitment racket of banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). The troops also rescued a minor from Charaideo district of Upper Assam on May 25th, 2020.
Also read: Assam: ULFA-I cadre arrested in Dibrugarh, IEDs recovered
Based on a specific input, the joint teams launched a well-coordinated operation spread over Charaideo and Dibrugarh districts of Assam. During the operation, the teams apprehended one hardcore cadre and four overground workers belonging to the proscribed group.
The apprehended persons were identified as SS Pvt Baldev Teli, a ULFA(I) cadre and Amit Bara, Sumit Baig, Azad Gohran, and Vijay OGWs. The apprehended persons were allegedly involved in a recruitment racket in the region. The rescued minor has been handed over to his parents in the presence of villagers after counseling. The teams also recovered one 7.62 mm Pistol, 2 rounds of ammunition, mobile phones, and SIM cards.
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