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ULFA militant killed in encounter

A ULFA militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Karbi Anglong district.

india Updated: Feb 03, 2006 22:53 IST

A ULFA militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, official sources said on Friday.

Troops of 255 Gurkha Regiment during routine patrollingon Thursdaynight were attacked by a group of about six ULFA militants at Ulukunchi under Baithalongsu police station in West Karbi Anglong.

One militant was killed in the encounter that followed while the others managed to escape.

A rocket launcher, a grenade, two magazines of AK-47 and 95 round of AK-series ammunitions were recovered from the slain militant, the sources added.

First Published: Feb 03, 2006 22:34 IST