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Encounter in Chirang: 2 NDFB rebels killed

Two NDFB rebels were killed during an encounter with police and army in Chirang district of Assam on Friday a day after the Centre gave hint of a declining militant activities in the north eastern region. According to information, the incident took place at Dadangiri village in the lower Assam district in the afternoon.


Acting on a tip off, security forces conducted a raid at a house in the remote village where the encounter took place. Two rebels of the group are believed to have fled from the spot. Police further claim to have recovered a huge cache of weapons and explosives, including two pistols, detonators, and grenades were recovered from their possession. It may be recalled that the Union home ministry on Thursday claimed that insurgent activities in the north eastern region have been declining.

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