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Assam: 8 BSF men killed by NDFB militants

March 15, 2011 11:33 IST

At least eight personnel of the Border Security Force were killed and eight others injured in an ambush by the anti-talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland in Assam's Kokrajhar District on Monday evening.

Militants of the Ranjan Daimary-led faction used automatic weapons to ambush the BSF convoy in remote Ultapani Forest area near the India-Bhutan



patrol was on its way from Bangladoba in Chirang District of Assam to Ultapani in Kokrajhar District when it was ambushed.


deceased have been identified as Bijoy Kumar, S K Sharma, Arabinda Dere, Bolaram Lamba, Santa Ramthree, Naresh Kumar, Kuber Bora and Hira Singh.


Source: ANI