Assam: Missing SSB jawan in ambush rescued

Last Updated: Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 23:52

Kokrajhar: A SSB jawan missing in the
ambush by NDFB anti-talk faction in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar
district on Monday, has surfaced in a remote village but his
condition was in stated to be critical.

Sashasthra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan Radhyasham during the
ambush at Lalmita under Kachugaon police station got separated
from his colleagues and was in the jungles without food and
water since then, official sources said.

The jawan with his service rifle in a critical
condition on Wednesday reached remote Dharmapur village and urged
a villager to take him to the nearest police station.

He had been admitted to hospital for medical
treatment, the sources added.

Two SSB jawans belonging to its 31 G company, were
killed in the ambush by militants when they were on patrol
duty in a vehicle on the Indo-Bhutan border.

Bodies of deceased jawans, Subhash Ranjit and Bhagat
Kumar, were recovered but Radhyashyam had remained untraced
till yesterday, the sources said.

Earlier on March 14, a BSF patrol party was ambushed
also by the NDFB anti-talk faction in nearby Ultapani
area killing five jawans.


First Published: Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 23:52

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