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KPLT boss, 7 others killed

The Karbi Anglong police claimed to have killed KPLT boss at an encounter on Wednesday. Seven hardcore Karbi insurgents were also believed to have been killed at the 4 hour long gunfight near Manja. The encounter took place from 1 in the afternoon at a dense forest which ended at 5 in the evening. Identified as Thampur Teron, the KPLT commander in chief was killed in the initial stage of the gunfight.

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