Guwahati, Aug 11: Security forces had apprehended four militants of NSCN-KYA and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

Based on intelligence input, a joint team of Assam police and 19 Assam Rifles had launched a search operation in the Tinkopani reserve forest area along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border from the night hours of August 9 to till the evening hours of August 10.

Four NSCN-KYA militants nabbed with arms and ammunition along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

During the operation, security personnel had apprehended four militants of NSCN-KYA- ENNG and recovered a large number of arms and ammunition.

Security personnel had recovered three MQ 81 assault rifles, seven magazines, 294 rounds of live ammunition, three mobile phones and other camp materials from the area.

The apprehended NSCN-KYA militant were identified as Osa Gangsa, Pumla Pansa, Panglang Gangsa and Jangang Patadam.