Two Bodoland militants gunned down in Assam encounter

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 14:35

Guwahati: Two hardcore militants of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction) were gunned down in an encounter in Chirang district late on Tuesday night.

Superintendent of Police of Chirang District, Ranjan Bhuyan, said that a joint team of police and Army launched operations at Raijungbari after being tipped off about the whereabouts of the militants.

One linkman was injured during the encounter and shifted to a hospital.
Police have confirmed the recovery of an AK series rifle and grenades from the encounter site.


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First Published: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 14:35

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