Five NDFB(S) militants killed in encounter in Chirang, Assam

Five militants of the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland(NDFB) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chirang district early on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 morning.

The militants exchanged fire with a team of a Assam Police and Indian Army team during an operation in the jungle areas of Raimati under Runikhata police station around 4.45am, IGP LR Bishnoi said.

An AK rifle, five pistols, six magazines, five grenades, 60 rounds of ammunition and Rs 1 lakh in cash were found on them, the IGP said.

The bodies of the slain militants are yet to be identified.

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