More arms found in Habiganj

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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members has recovered huge amount of heavy weapons of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) from Chunarughat in the district on Tuesday.

The weapons include nearly 200 rocket launchers, some mortar shells and a huge amount heavy weapons that were recovered from five bunkers inside the Satchhari National Garden on Tuesday morning. RAB ADG (Operation) Col Ziaul Ahsan confirmed the news.

A team from the RAB headquarter has joined in the operation with the RAB-9 along with scores of police members.

The high officials from RAB headquarters have reportedly reached at the spot. The RAB officials from spot told risingbd that there were might be more than thousands of rocket launchers in the bunkers.

ULFA is a separatist group from Assam, among many other such groups in North-East India. It seeks to establish a sovereign Assam via an armed struggle in the Assam conflict. The government of India banned the organisation in 1990 citing it as a terrorist organisation, while the United States Department of State lists it under “other groups of concern.”

Source: Rising BD

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