Guwahati, June 30 (IBNS) : Security forces recovered at least 10 kilograms of RDX explosives and arrested three cadres of anti-talk faction group of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Assam's Goalpara district on Saturday, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and army had launched a search operation at Dkekialkuchi area in the district along with Assam-Meghalaya border on the wee hours of Saturday and recovered the huge tranche of explosives.
"Based on our intelligence report, we were informed that a three member group of the outfit had entered to the district from the Garo hills side and carried huge quantity of explosives and immediately launched a search operation at the area," a police official said.
The nabbed militants were identified as Ganesh Lahan, Gakul Lahan and Dwijen Buragohain and they hail from Sivsagar district of northern Assam.
The Paresh Asom alias Paresh baruah led anti-talk faction group of ULFA and Garo National Liberation Army are active in Goalpara district and Garo hills area in Meghalaya.
The both militant group had jointly set up few camps at the border areas and garo hills and operated unlawful activities.
Recently security forces nabbed two ULFA militants and busted a bomb making unit along the Assam-Meghalaya border.