Peace reinstated, Army pulls out from South Salmara Mankachar, Assam
Assam has been a hotbed of insurgency over the last few decades. Various parts of the state have been under the strict vigilance of the Indian Army. However, with continued efforts over the time, many of the insurgency affected districts are gradually returning to normal.
With incidents of violence at their lowest in nearly three decades, deployed troops of the Red Horns Division, under the aegis of the Indian Army are being withdrawn from active insurgency (CI) operations from the district.
In a series of pull back by the Army, Hatsingimari Army camp, South Salmara Mankachar, has also been vacated. The camp has been successfully handed over and will now be administered by the local civil administration and the security forces.
The camp and its area of responsibility has seen no incidents in the recent past. Local populace and Ex-servicemen were also present at the time of troops moving out of Company Operating Base. The moving out of the troops was welcomed by the local populace and they thanked the Army for their contribution towards achieving peace and restoring normalcy in the district.
The news has been confirmed by a senior Indian Army Officer.