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Two Tripura separatists killed

india Updated: Mar 11, 2007 15:40 IST

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Security forces gunned down two tribal separatists in Tripura on Sunday, officials said.

A police spokesperson said paramilitary troopers of the Assam Rifles killed the two rebels of the outlawed All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) during a raid at one of their hideouts near Khowai, about 65 kms north of Agartala.

"The Assam Rifles troopers launched a combing operation in the area based on specific information," police official Nepal Das said.

Security forces recovered arms and ammunition from the dead rebels.