Assam: Two ULFA ultras killed while planting bomb

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 10:29

Sibsagar: Two militants belonging to the
anti-talk faction of ULFA were killed when a powerful bomb
they were planting on railway tracks to target long-distance
trains exploded in Assam`s Sibsagar district early today,
officials said.

Ahead of the arrival of Dibrugarh-Kolkata Kamrup Express,
the Delhi-bound Brahmaputra Mail and North East Express, the
two militants were fixing the bomb on the tracks between Bojo
and Langpotia under Charaido subdivision around 1:45 am when
they were blown to smithereens in the blast, they said.

The militants were identified as Romen Dhadumia alias
Jitu Bora of Barhat and Hiren Gogoi of Golaghat.
The explosion damaged the tracks which were being
repaired, they said.

The explosion comes in the run up to `Protest Day` on
November 28 by the anti-talk faction of ULFA headed by Paresh
Baruah.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 10:23

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