Paresh Baruah safe, claims ULFA anti-talk faction
Guwahati: The Paresh Barua faction of ULFA
on Saturday denied media reports that he and several cadres were
injured during a raid by Myanmarese forces on a camp of the
rebels in that country.
"Our leaders and cadres are safe and secure. News about
our leaders being injured is not only false, but is a
misinformation campaign by government agencies to mislead the
people of Assam," Publicity In-Charge of the ULFAs`s anti-talk
faction Arunodoy Dohotiya said in an email to PTI.
"The common people of Myanmar are our well-wishers and
its geographical and natural terrain have helped and protected
us on several occasions. Our leaders and cadres are prepared
to face any situation," he said.
Dohotiya said that the outfit had learnt a bitter lesson
from the Royal Bhutan Army`s operation against the ULFA in
2003 and had taken necessary precautions.
Most of the faction`s leaders and members were safe in a
camp in east Nagaland, he claimed.
In Delhi, Union Home Secretary R K Singh, when asked
about reports on the incident, said he did not have any
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