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Four NDFB(S) militants killed in Assam gun battle, arms recovered

Four NDFB(S) militants killed in Assam gun battle, arms recovered
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Four NDFB(S) Militants Killed in Assam Gun Battle, Arms Recovered. Four hardcore militants of National democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Sunday, police said.

Guwahati: Four hardcore militants of National democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Sunday, police said.

Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in possession from slain militants.

The incident took place at Moinaguri area under Kachugaon police station in the district on Sunday morning, where the militants killed during an encounter with security forces.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and army had launched operation at the area, where a militant group was hiding.

“Based on intelligence input, when the troops reached the area the militants started firing and heavy bullets were exchanged,” Assam police IGP (BTAD) Dr LR Bisnoi said.

Four militants were killed on spot and other militants had managed to flee from the gun battle area.

The deceased militants have yet to be identified.

Security forces recovered one AK-47 rifle, three pistols and several rounds live ammunition in possession from slain militants.

Top police and army officials had rushed the remote area and launched operation against the militants.

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