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.