NDFB militant killed in encounter with police, Army

An NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Tuesday and arms recovered from him, said a top police officer.

Guwahati: An NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Tuesday and arms recovered from him, said a top police officer.

The militant along with two others exchanged fire with the security forces at Kosi bazar area under Serfanguri police station, IGP L R Bishnoi told PTI.
An AK-56 rifle, one magazine, 160 rounds of ammunition, a live grenade, a motorcycle and three mobile phones were recovered from the slain ultra, Bishnoi said.
The extremist was identified as Lakhi Prasad Basumatary alias Laison (27), he said, adding, the two other rebels fled away.

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