Forces Gunned Down Two Militants in Assam


Dhubri: Scoring another success against the militant outfits operating in Assam, security forces on Monday shot dead two terrorists in Dhubri district of the state.

Acting on a tip-off, the Army and police jointly launched an operation in the area last night and an encounter ensued at about 3:50 AM with a group of insurgents, resulting in the death of two of them, a police spokesman said.

An AK-56 rifle, one 9mm pistol, two hand grenades, 40 rounds of AK ammunition were recovered from the slain ultras. The group of extremists is yet to be identified, the spokesman said.