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Two hardcore Bodo militants killed in Assam encounter


Guwahati: Two hardcore Bodo militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in  Assam’s Kokrajhar district  on Saturday  morning, police said.

Act on intelligence inputs, police and army  launched a joint operation in the Kasugaon reserve forest, 3 km from Soraibeel in the BTAD district where a militant group of NDFB(S) was hiding, reports said.

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“When troops reached the remote area the militants fired at the security personnel. This resulted in heavy exchange of fire between both sides in which two militants were killed on the spot,” a top police official said.

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Security forces also recovered an AK-47 rifle, 21 rounds of live ammunition and one pistol, among other things  from the area.

The security personnel also busted a camp used by the militants.

The slain NDFB(S) militants are yet to be identified.


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