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UNLFW militants attack army convoy in Assam, three soldiers injured

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 22 January 2017, 02:47 PM
Soldiers (PTI image)
Soldiers (PTI image)

A massive attack was launched on army in upper Assam by UNLFW militants. UNLFW is the umbrella organization of all armed outfits of Northeast and they threw a grenade on the army convoy at Jharabasti area of Jagun. Firing is still going on amongst the army and the militants..

Further, ULFA-I and NSCN-K are the main constituents of UNLFW. Three army jawans have been injured in the brutal attack. Moreover, many tourists who were on their way to Pangsau Pass Festival have been stranded on National highway 53.

CORCOM and ULFA (Independent) has claimed responsibility and given a joint statement after the attacks.

First Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017 11:04 AM
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