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Assam gun battle: Two KPLT militants hurt, arms recovered

Assam gun battle: Two KPLT militants hurt, arms recovered
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Two Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants were injured in gun battle with security forces in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday, police said.

Guwahati: Two Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants were injured in gun battle with security forces in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday, police said.

Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from encounter spot.

Following a tip-off, police had launched operation at Langlakso area in the hill district, where a militant group was hiding.

“When police personnel reached the remote area, the militants firing and bullets were exchanged, in which two militants injured,” Karbi Anglong district SP Mugdhajyoti Mahanta said.

The injured militant duo had managed to escape from the area.

Police recovered one AK-47 rifle, two pistols, ammunition from the encounter spot.

Top police and army officials had rushed to the remote area and launched search operation to nab the militant duo.

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