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ULFA militant killed in Assam encounter

A suspected ULFA militant is killed in an encounter with security forces in Nalbari district of Assam on Saturday, police said.

india Updated: Feb 20, 2010 19:16 IST

A suspected ULFA militant is killed in an encounter with security forces in Nalbari district of Assam on Saturday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of about six suspected ULFA militants at Lakhoupur under Belsor police station, a joint team of CRPF and police personnel launched a joint operation in the area.

A militant was killed in the encounter while the others managed to escape.

A 9 mm pistol and some blank cartridges were recovered from the encounter site and a massive search operation has been launched to nab the militants who managed to escape.