ULFA’s crack unit calls truce

June 24th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS  


Guwahati, June 24 (IANS) The most potent strike unit of the separatist United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday announced a unilateral ceasefire, prompting authorities in Assam to say more rebel units might want to put violence on hold. “The ‘A’ and ‘C’ companies of the ULFA’s 28th battalion have decided for a unilateral ceasefire with effect from Tuesday to facilitate peace talks with the government,” Jiten Dutta, a senior ULFA commander, told a local TV channel by telephone.

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