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Another NDFB-S militant killled

Yet another dreaded NDFB-S militant was killed in the five hour long encounter with army and police in Sonitpur district on Sunday.

The incident took place at Paharpur area in Rangapara bordering Arunachal Pradesh in the wee hours.

The encounter is learnt to have taken place when NDFB-S militants lobbed a grenade at an army patrolling vehicle in the area. Two militants were killed in the wee hours while yet another was killed at 10 in the morning. 

More security forces have been deployed along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in the district.

Army and police officials held a crucial meeting in Tezpur on Saturday to strengthen patrolling in view of the BTAD violence. 

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