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Nine NDFB(S) cadres arrested in Arunachal

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

In a joint operation by the and police officers, nine cadres of outlawed NDFB(S), including a teenager, have been arrested from in

The rebels were infiltrating into from their training camp in when security forces apprehended them Sunday, of Police SBK Singh said.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including pistols and AK- 56 rifles, were recovered from their posession.

"Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Red Horns Division of Rifles and Police ambushed the of Bodoland (Songbijit) rebels on their infiltration route," Singh said, adding that the operation has dealt a "body blow" to the militant outfit.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 14:05 IST