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3 Bru militants held in Mizoram

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Three militants belonging to the underground Bru Democratic Front of (BDFM) were arrested in south Mizoram's Lawngtlai district near border, state Home Minister R. Lalzirliana today said.

The Bru militants were captured while trying to enter from on Sunday and two AK-47 rifles and 39 rounds of ammunition were seized from them, Lalzirliana told reporters here.

The BDFM militants were involved in a number of abductions for ransom on Mizoram-Bangladesh-border areas by working with another militant outfit

The minister said that around 10 cadres of the BDFM were involved in the recent abduction of village council member of Vaseitlang village.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 18:57 IST