Hailakandi (Assam): Suspected Reang
militants abducted two drivers of a train after stopping it at
Ramnathpur in Hailakandi district bordering Mizoram early
today, police said.
The militants kidnapped the driver and assistant driver
of a passenger train on its way from Badarpur in Karimganj
district to Bhairavi in Mizoram, they said.
The driver was identified as Tarun Kumar Bhattacharjee
and the assistant driver as S K Sarmah.
Police along with army and CRPF personnel launched an
operation to trace the two men.
Efforts were on to run the train by sending new drivers
at the spot, railway sources said.