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Assam: ULFA militant killed
K Anurag in Guwahati | October 05, 2007 21:48 IST
A militant of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom was killed in an encounter with police under Dhekiajuli police station area in north Assam's Sonitpur district at around 8 pm on Friday night.
Police informed that a police-Central Reserve Police Force team led by the officer in-charge of Dhekiajuli police station engaged in an encounter with two ULFA militants near Sapoi Tea Estate.
One of the ULFA militants was killed in the exchange of fire, while the second militant managed to flee.
Police recovered one AK-56 assault rifle and ammunition from the slain militant in addition to some incriminating documents. The identity of the militant was not known.