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Two NDFB militants killed in encounter in Assam

Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.

india Updated: Apr 01, 2015 12:21 IST

Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.

Acting on a specific information, a joint operation was launched by troops of Assam Rifles and police at Lakhipathar area, followed by an encounter in which the militants were killed early on Wednesday, a defence spokesman said.

According to the official, security forces recovered an AK-47, a magazine, 10 rounds of fired cartridges, five rounds of live 7.62 mm ammunition, a Chinese grenade and some personal belongings.

The slain militants have been identified as self-styled 'Deputy Commandant' Sohiasula and self-styled 'Sergeant Major'Ratan, he said.