According to police, the two GNLA cadres, riding a bike, fired at the security when they were intercepted by the team on a road in Khashi Ghaghra. One GNLA militant Khowak Marak was killed and his associate Niksrang Sangma injured. Sangma was rushed to the Guwahati Medical College. A pistol and four bullets were recovered from the militants based in Meghalaya. The operation was conducted jointly by Assam Police and 19 Dogra Regiment.