Four militants gunned down, five held in Shillong

Four Garo militants were gunned down and five others arrested during an encounter with security forces in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya early Friday.

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010, 12:10 PM IST

Shillong: Four Garo militants were gunned down and five others arrested during an encounter with security forces in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya early Friday.
The encounter took place around 3:AM at Gajingpara near
Mendipathar when security forces were conducting a combing
operation, the police said.

The militants belonged to the Garo National Liberation
Army and were yet to be identified. Three pistols were
recovered from them.

PTI