Three soldiers were killed and one injured on Saturday in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Assam’s Digboi area.
The incident took place at around 5: 30 am. The soldiers were travelling in an army vehicle when the blast took place, IANS reported
“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,” Defence public relations officer Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said.
Locals said that the suspected ULFA militants fired upon the army vehicle from both side of the road.
Defence said that the search is on for militants involved in the blast.