Two militants killed, were plotting attack in run-up to Independence Day

By: | Published: July 25, 2016 2:17 PM

After receiving inputs on the movement of militants, a joint team of the Army and Assam Police launched an operation in the early hours during which a group of terrorists fired indiscriminately on them.

Pakistan occupied Kashmir, South Kashmir, Security forces in KashmirAfter receiving inputs on the movement of militants, a joint team of the Army and Assam Police launched an operation in the early hours during which a group of terrorists fired indiscriminately on them. (Representational Image: Reuters)

Two hardcore NDFB(S) militants who were allegedly planning to target security forces in Assam in the run-up to Independence Day were today killed in Kokrajhar district of Assam.

After receiving inputs on the movement of militants, a joint team of the Army and Assam Police launched an operation in the early hours during which a group of terrorists fired indiscriminately on them.

“The team retaliated with controlled fire and neutralised two terrorists. These terrorists were identified as Pungkha Narzary and Jwngsr Basumatary.

“Both the terrorists were of 42 batch and involved in numerous subversive activities including extortion, kidnapping and were planning to target Security Forces camps and convoys in the run-up to Independence day,” an Army official said.

Two pistols, some ammunition, two grenades and other warlike stores were recovered from the militants.

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