NDFB militant killed, 3 youths with explosives nabbed
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 00:10
Guwahati: A NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with security forces, while three youths have been nabbed along with huge quantities of arms and ammunitions in Assam on Monday, official sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the police and army launched an operation in Santipur village along the Indo-Bhutan border in Chirang district and killed a NDFB militant belonging to the anti-talk faction in an encounter.

The security forces recovered a 9 mm pistol, a magazine, three rounds of live ammunitions and some extortion notes, sources said.

In another incident, army personnel nabbed three youths with explosives at Sadiya in Tinsukia district.

The security forces recovered 12 detonators, six gelatine sticks and fuse wires, the sources added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 00:10

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