Guwahati, Jan 29 (IANS) Two terrorists and three ground workers of a Bodo militant group, responsible for killing over 75 people in Assam last year, were arrested from the state Thursday.
The terrorists belonging to National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were held during operations by the army and police from Chirang and Kokrajhar districts, a statement said.
Arms and ammunition, including one 7.65 mm pistol and two hand grenades, were recovered during the operations.
The group was responsible for the massacre in Chirang, Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam Dec 23 last year that left over 75 people dead.
Security agencies, including the army, have stepped up their operations in the jungles of Kokrajhar and Chirang following the massacre. So far, 38 NDFB(S) militants have been arrested.