NDFB militant killed, another militant surrenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 18:01

Guwahati: A hardcore NDFB militant was
killed in an encounter with a joint team of Army and police
personnel in Kokrajhar district of Assam on Wednesday, official
sources said.

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of three NDFB
militants in Kokrajhar district, a joint operation was
launched by the Army and police, the sources said.

An encounter followed in which a militant belonging to
the anti-talk faction of the outfit was killed while two
others managed to escape.

A 9 mm pistol with live ammunition and a Chinese
grenade was recovered from the slain militant.

Meanwhile, another NDFB militant of the anti-talk
faction surrendered before CRPF personnel here today.

The militant, identified as Sarbanada Chilarai,
surrendered at the CRPF camp in Noonmati area of the city
with arms and ammunition, the sources added.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 18:01

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