Udalguri: An encounter between suspected militants of NDFB`s anti-talk faction and security forces broke out at Jingabil area in Assam`s Udalguri district this evening, official sources said.
During stepped up operations following the killing of 22 people since yesterday, a joint team of the police and army were fired on by a group of three NDFB militants at Jingabil under Mazbat police station, the sources said.
The security forces retaliated and an encounter broke
out, which was continuing, the sources said.
A huge quantity of arms and ammunitions have been seized.