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NDFB militant killed in encounter in Dhubri

A hardcore NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Monday, official sources said.

india Updated: Apr 05, 2010 17:11 IST

A hardcore NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Monday, official sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, troops of 19 Madras Regiment launched an operation in Manglajhora village and an encounter followed in which one militant was killed while another managed to escape.

The slain militant has been identified as L Dengbwn of the outfit's anti-talk faction.

The security forces recovered a 7.65 mm pistol with two rounds of live cartridges and several documents related to the NDFB, the sources added.