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Encounter at Boko: ULFA rebel killed

An ULFA militant was killed at an encounter with police and army in Kamrup district of Assam on Tuesday. According to information, the encounter took place near Boko in the lower Assam district in the wee hours. Two militants started indiscriminate firing at an army patrol party on the street as they were asked to halt. When retaliated with firing, one of the rebels died on the spot and another managed to flee from the spot. Police claimed to have recovered an AK-56 rifles along with a bag containing some cartridges, Indian currency notes and syringes. The slain militant has yet to be identified and investigation is in progress.



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