NDFB Militant Killed in Encounter in Assam


Guwahati: An NDFB militant was killed in an encounter on Tuesday with a joint police and Army team in Assam’s Kokrajhar district, a senior police official said.

The encounter took place between NDFB(S) cadres and security forces at Silaimatha forest area under Bogribari police station, IGP Dr L R Bishnoi told.

An AK-47 rifle with two magazines, 44 rounds of ammunition, two bags, two mobile phones, extortion notes, a solar power plate, clothes, blankets and some other materials were recovered from the slain insurgent.

The deceased has been identified as Nerswn Brahma alias Naidaw, a cadre trained in Bangladesh, who was involved in the 2012 Bodo-Muslim violence, the IGP said.

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