An ULFA militant killed in Assam encounter.

ULFAGuwahati: On Saturday, an alleged ULFA militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Tinsukia district, police said.

Acting on informs about the presence of a group of 5 ULFA cadres in Hebeda village, police launched an act in the area.

In a resulting encounter the militant was killed even as others managed to escape. The slain militant was recognized as Debojit Duara also known as Wangli Asom. His elder brother, also a suspected ULFA militant, was killed in an encounter in 2007.

Police recovered a grenade and some ammunition from slay militant. A considerable combing operation was launched in the area to seize other militants who managed to escape.

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