Published: November 18, 2012
ULFA Cadre Killed Along The Assam-Meghalaya Border
By Hemanta Kumar Nath
Guwahati, November 18: A hardcore cadre of the anti-talk faction group of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was killed in a gun battle with security forces in the Assam Kamrup rural district on Sunday, police said.
Acting on specific information about the militant group's presence in the Parabari area under Boko police station in the district along the Assam-Meghalaya border, a joint team of police and army launched operations in the area.
"When we reached the area, the militant group started firing on the security personnel and forced to exchange bullets," a top police official said.
"A cadre of the outfit group was killed on the spot and others managed to flee from the area and entered in Meghalaya side," police said.
Security forces recovered one 9 mm pistol, three rounds live ammunition in possession of the slain militant.
Security forces launched a search operation in the area to nab the fled militants.
Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.
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