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
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.