Rangiya (Assam): Two persons were arrested by security forces today after explosives were recovered from their possession in Assam’s Baksa district.

Acting on a tip-off, troops of Mahar Regiment apprehended the duo from Doulkuchi village of the district and recovered two grenades and few explosives from their possession, Army sources said here.

The apprehended duo have been identified as Bimal Boro and Dhiren Boro.

Baksa and Kokrajhar districts in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) had seen violent attacks on May 1 and May 2 in which 46 people lost their lives.

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