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KLO leader killed in Kokrajhar

Police on Saturday claimed to have killed a top KLO leader at an encounter in Kokrajhar on Saturday.

Identified as Samar Ray alias Rambo, the Kokrajhar district commander was killed in the gunfight at Seshapani area under Kokrajhar police station in the afternoon. Acting on a tip off, police launched an operation in the were the KLO member was spotted who carried n amount of Rs 5 lakhs in cash over his head at around 3 pm.

Police further claimed to have recovered one 7.65 mm pistol, 4 live ammunitions, one magazine, 2 mobile sets from the slain militant. He hailed from Chandrapara Dawliguri village in Kokrajhar. Another KLO leader managed to escape the police. Search operation is going on.
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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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