In a major breakthrough, police on Wednesday shot dead a hardcore ULFA militant, suspected to be involved in the series of recent bomb blasts in the city.
The ULFA activist, identified as Dibjyoti Kalita alias Paul, was shot at and seriously injured after he hurled a hand grenade at Nabinnagar area in the early hours, Senior Superintendent of Police, Guwahati, Surender Kumar told PTI.
Kalita succumbed to injuries on way to GMC hospital.
Two IEDs, weighing five kg each, four detonators and several explosive were recovered from the slain ultra, the SSP said.
Kumar said Kalita was suspected to be involved in the recent series of bomb blasts in the city by ULFA.