ULFA militant killed, 3 injured in encounter

Last Updated: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 12:39

Tinsukia: A hardcore ULFA militant was killed and three others injured in an encounter with security forces in Assam`s Tinsukia district on Sunday, police
said.

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of a group of ULFA militants, a joint team of Army`s 8 Garhwal and police launched an operation at Ratnapur Haigarh village.

A heavy exchange of fire took place between both sides in which one militant was killed and three others injured.

The injured militants were yet to be captured and operations were on to nab them.

An AK-47 rifle, two grenades and Rs 50,000 in cash was recovered from the slain militant, sources added.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 12:39

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