Army engages choppers, 1,000 personnel to track two NDFB (S) terrorists
In a bid to crackdown on terrorists, the Indian Army has launched a massive manhunt for two NDFB (S) operatives in Chirang district and the Manas Reserve Forest, defence sources said.
The manhunt has been launched engaging choppers and deploying over 1,000 security personnel following specific inputs about the presence of the two terrorists.
Based on specific input about the presence of dreaded NDFB(S) militants G Bidai and Batha, who have several police cases against them, Army units from Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in association with SSB jointly launched the massive operation in Chirang district and the Manas Reserve Forest along the Indo-Bhutan border since Sunday, the sources said last evening.
Stating that the Army also engaged tracker dogs to trace out the insurgents, the sources said more than 1000 security personnel had been deployed in the area for carrying out extensive search operations and cordoned off the area.