• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Assam: Two NDFB militants gunned down

By PTI
|

Haflong (Assam), Dec 16: Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces and a kidnapped person rescued in Assam's Dima Hasao district today, police said.

Image for representation only

Acting on specific information, an operation was launched in a forest area in Umrangso along the Assam- Meghalaya border and an encounter followed in which two NDFB militants were injured.

They succumbed to their injuries on way to the hospital, Dima Hasao Superintendent of Police, Ankur Jain said.

A 9 mm pistol was recovered from the encounter site. The police rescued the manager of a coal quarry, Mahendra Rai who was kidnapped by the militants on December four last from an area under Muriap police outpost area of Meghalaya.

Jain said that search operations were continuing in the area as they suspected that there were more militants who managed to escape.

PTI

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more