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BRU militants traced to Tripura refugee camps

By The Assam Tribune

AIZAWL, Nov 29 (PTI) - Suspected Bru militants who had looted cash and valuables from two trucks at Kanhmun village along Mizoram-Tripura border came from the relief camps of the Bru refugees in Tripura, police said today.

The militants in army uniform, armed with AK-47 assault rifles, intercepted the trucks carrying cinnamon and decamped after forcibly taking Rs 3,000, vehicle documents and mobile phones from the truckers on Saturday, Superintendent of Police of Mamit district, Dingluaia said.

He said Bru militants had planned to attack an India Reserve Police outpost at Kolalian last week, but the attempt was foiled after the arrest of three rebels who were sent to recee the outpost.

Security has been beefed up along the Mizoram border with Tripura and Assam after the two incidents and police parties were sent to patrol the border areas.

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BRU militants traced to Tripura refugee camps

AIZAWL, Nov 29 (PTI) - Suspected Bru militants who had looted cash and valuables from two trucks at Kanhmun village along Mizoram-Tripura border came from the relief camps of the Bru refugees in Tripura, police said today.

The militants in army uniform, armed with AK-47 assault rifles, intercepted the trucks carrying cinnamon and decamped after forcibly taking Rs 3,000, vehicle documents and mobile phones from the truckers on Saturday, Superintendent of Police of Mamit district, Dingluaia said.

He said Bru militants had planned to attack an India Reserve Police outpost at Kolalian last week, but the attempt was foiled after the arrest of three rebels who were sent to recee the outpost.

Security has been beefed up along the Mizoram border with Tripura and Assam after the two incidents and police parties were sent to patrol the border areas.