Civilian killed, two Army personnel critically injured in Assam encounter

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 14:00

Guwahati: A person was killed and two Army personnel were injured during an encounter with NDFB(S) militants in Kokrajhar district, officials said.

A joint team of the Army and police personnel were conducting search operation at Amjhora area last night when they were fired upon by the militants.

An encounter followed in which a civilian was killed and the two army personnel were critically injured, they said.

The militants, however, managed to escape.

The injured personnel were identified as Mahesh Kumar, a subedar and Dinesh Kumar, a sepoy, the sources said.

They were admitted to Coochbehar Civil Hospital in West Bengal.

Search operations were continuing in the area.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 14:00

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