Two NDFB(S) militants killed in police encounter in Assam

Guwahati: Two NDFB (Songbijit) militants were killed in an encounter with police at Hatipota village in Udalguri district of Assam today.

File image of Assam police. Reuters

File image of Assam police. Reuters

The encounter took place at about 1.15 am between a group of NDFB(S) militants and a police party comprising Udalguri Superintendent of Police, Addional SP, Mazbat PS Officer in Charge and other police personnel, IGP Dr L R Bishnoi said.

The two Myanmar trained cadres from NDFB(S) were identified as Daoharu and Jackpot, Bishnoi said.

The arms and ammunition recovered from the spot included two 7.65 mm pistols, two 7.65 mm magazines, four 7.65mm ammunition, five empty cases of 7.65 mm ammunition, four 9mm empty cases, besides one SIM card.

A search operation is on in the Assam-Arunachal border area against the underground outfit, Bishnoi said.


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Updated Date: Mar 16, 2016 12:40:46 IST

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