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NDFB militant killed in encounter

india Updated: Oct 27, 2009 16:22 IST

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A NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with the police in Assam's Chirang district on Tuesday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police launched a search operation in Panbari village of the district since early this morning and an encounter followed in which the militant was killed.

The police recovered a 7.65 pistol with several bullets from the slain militant who has been identified as B Basumataray of the anti-talk faction of the outfit's 3rd Battalion.

The police have intensified combing operation in the area, sources added.