Two militants surrendered and one arrested in Tripura

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Agartala, Nov 5 (UNI) With the pressure from security forces followed by blasts in Assam, two militants have surrendered in Tripura during past two days as BSF mobilised extra forces on sensitive borders in the state.

Police said, NLFT(BM) extremists Matiran Reang (24) of Kanchanpur near Mizoram border surrendered before Assam Rifles on Monday and deposited a country-made gun and 24 rounds ammunitions of AK47, SLR and 303 rifles.

Meanwhile, Assam Rifles jawans arrested another NLFT (BM) collaborator Balendra Debbarma (27) of Khowai from his house yesterday.

A BNCT extremist identified as Sukajoy Tripura (33) of remote Raishyabari also surrendered with country made gun, Gun powder- about 50 gram and incriminating documents, police said.

The paramilitary forces have revamped the security apparatus in the state and chalked out strategy to deal with the threat posed by the terrorists across the border, police added.

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