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Bodo militant killed in Udalguri

Security forces claimed to have killed a hardcore NDFB-S militant at an encounter in Udaguri district on Thursday.

The encunter took place in the wee hours at Khoirabari area where the Bodo militant was attending a party.

Acting on a tip off Udalguri police and army jawans launched an combing operation in the area were the encounter erupted.

Identified as Bashiram Boro, the militant was critically injured in the 30 minute long gunfight. He was rushed to the hospital to be declared brought dead.

The incident took place hours after local villagers at Ghiladhari in Sonitpur district lynched two NDFB-S militants when they arrived in the village to extort money. 

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