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Three NDFB(S) militants gunned down along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Three NDFB(S) militants gunned down along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

India Blooms News Service | | 19 Aug 2016, 08:14 pm
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IBNS): Three hardcore militants of NDFB(S) were killed in a gun fight with security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district along with Arunachal Pradesh border on Friday and security personnel destroyed a camp of the outfit group.

Sonitpur District SP Sanjukta Parasar said that, following a tip-off, police CRPF-Cobra and army jointly launched an operation at Moinaashree Paharpur area along with Arunachal Pradesh border where a militant group was hiding.

“When the troops reached the area, militants started fire and bullets were exchanged for half an hour, in which three militants killed on spot,” the police official said.

Other militants of the group managed to flee from the encounter site.

The slain militants were identified as NDFB(S)’s platoon commander Raikhoo, section commander Gothal and Aranga.
Security forces recovered three pistols, two grenades, eight round of live ammunition, five mobile handsets and other war like stores from the area and destroyed a camp of the outfit group.

NDFB(S) militants killed 14 civilians in Kokrajhar district on Aug 5.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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