Assam- Two NDFB (S) cadre killed in an encounter in Chirang

Chirang 

Two NDFB(S) cadre killed in an encounter with security forces in Chirang district of Lower Assam on Thursday. Based on a reliable source an operation was launched by Chirang Police and other Security Forces in general area Simlaguri under Amguri PS. The Police Team led by ASP HQ, along with other security forces laid multiple ambushes in the area and around 0445 hrs a group was noticed by the Police Team and on being challenged they opened fire indiscriminately on the Police Team.

Police Team retaliated in self defence and with a view to save Govt property. After cessation of firing two persons were found in injured condition and they have been rushed to the nearest PHC where the doctor declared them dead.

The extremists have been identified as  Lukash Narzary @ Langfa and  David Islary.

One INSAS Rifle with 10 round live ammunition, one 7.65 revolver with three round live ammunition ,  one Chinese grenade and fired empty cases have been recovered from the place of occurrence.

The deceased extremists were active cadre of NDFB(S) and involved in numbers of crimes including extortion.

Search operation is continuing.