Karbi militant killed in Assam gunfight

An armed cadre of a militant outfit based in Assam's Karbi Anglong district was killed in a joint operation by the army and Assam Police, an official said on Wednesday.

Diphu (Assam): An armed cadre of a militant outfit based in Assam's Karbi Anglong district was killed in a joint operation by the army and Assam Police, an official said on Wednesday.

The Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant was killed in a gun battle on Tuesday night inside the Nambar reserve forest, Guwahati-based defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said.

One AK-56 rifle and a huge cache of ammunition was recovered during the operation.

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