Indian army convoy attacked by ULFA guerillas in Assam

Guwahati, November 15 (KMS): An Indian army convoy was attacked by guerillas of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in the disturbed state of Assam.

The army convoy came under attack by the guerillas at Pengeri-Digboi road in Tinsukia district of the state.

“The army team had moved out for area domination from nearby Company Operating Base as per Standard Operating Procedures. Approximately 20-30 rounds were fired on leading MPV (mine protected vehicle) Cassiper,” the Indian Defense spokesperson told media men.

The Indian army also fired on the Assam liberation guerillas; however, no casualty was reported.

The Indian army along with other paramilitary forces launched an operation in which specialized equipment, human intelligence and tracker dogs are being used by.

ULFA is an armed separatist organisation operating in the Northeast Indian state of Assam. It seeks to establish an independent sovereign nation state of Assam through an armed struggle. The Government of India banned the organisation in 1990 while the United States Department of State lists it under “other groups of concern.”

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