NDFB Ultra Killed in Encounter

Guwahati, Jan 16 (PTI) A hardcore NDFB(S) ultra was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district, police said on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint operation was launched by the Army and police in Dighlipara area of the district on Wednesday and the militant was killed in an encounter.

A pistol, five rounds of live ammunition, four rounds of empty cases, other ammunition and a motorcycle were recovered from the spot.

The militant was arrested in September 2018 and was released on bail in May last year.

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