10 NDFB militants surrender in Assam

Guwahati: Altogether 10 National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants of Ranjan Daimary-led anti talk faction surrendered along with their arms and ammunitions at Sonitpur on Saturday, officials said here.

The militants surrendered before GOC Gajraj Corps Lt Gen Shakti Gurung at Tezpur's Polo Ground at a function, organised jointly by army, police and Assam Rifles, they said.

They also surrendered a 7.62 mm rifle, a AK-56 rifle, five 7.65 mm pistols, five .22 rifles, one carbine machine gun along with huge quantities of arms and ammunitions, the officials said.

Speaking on the occasion, Gurung said that many more misguided youths would return to the mainstream in the near future.