Three soldiers killed in ULFA attack in Assam

Guwahati: As per the information given by the defence officials, three soldiers have been killed and several others injured after suspected militants fired at an army convoy in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

Defence public relations officer Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said that the incident took place at around 5.30 a.m., in the Pengeri area,

“They (the militants) had planted an improvised explosive device (IED) on the road. When the IED exploded, the convoy stopped. Then the militants fired indiscriminately,” Newton said, adding that although the forces retaliated, four soldiers were injured of which one succumbed in the hospital.