Three ULFA cadres killed in Arunachal Pradesh.

ulfa killedItanagar: Three ULFA cadres were shot dead in a gunfight with security forces at Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh, official reports said.

The ultras were killed in an encounter with persons of 26 Maratha Light Infantry regiment near Noadehing Bridge at Namsai in Assam-Arunachal boundary last night, sources said.

Namsai SDPO B Gohain said that “Security forces have been alerted after specific information about a kidnappings conspiracy plotted by the cadre.”

The rebels were asked to give up but they opened fire at the army personnel and a gunfight happening, he said. The killed ultras were recognized as Dheeraj Duwara, Shibkumar Maran and Janak Maran who hail from Makum in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

One 9 mm pistol, a .22 pistol and a Chinese grenade were found in their custody, Gohain said.

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