Guwahati, Mar 16: Two NDFB (Songbijit) militants were killed in an encounter with police at Hatipota village in Udalguri district of Assam today.
The encounter took place at about 1.15 AM between a group of NDFB(S) militants and a police party comprising Udalguri Superintendent of Police, Addional SP, Mazbat PS Officer in Charge and other police personnel, IGP Dr L R Bishnoi said.
The two Myanmar trained cadres from NDFB(S) were identified as Daoharu and Jackpot, Bishnoi said. The arms and ammunition recovered from the spot included two 7.65 mm pistols, two 7.65 mm magazines, four 7.65 mm ammunition, five empty cases of 7.65 mm ammunition, four 9 mm empty cases, besides one SIM card.
A search operation is on in the Assam-Arunachal border area against the underground outfit, Bishnoi said.