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NDFB-S militant killed

 NEW DELHI, Jan 15 (IANS): A National Democratic Front of Bodoland-Saoraigwra (NDFB-S) militant was killed in an encounter with the army on Wednesday.

"At 2.15 p.m, based on specific intelligence inputs, an operation was launched by 21 Mountain Division in General Area Deka Damra, approximately 230 km from Guwahati, in Kokrajhar District of Lower Assam," sources said.

The operational area was 17 km south of the India-Bhutan border where the armed militant was spotted. "An encounter ensued, during which a NDFB(S) militant was killed," the source said.

The militant was identified as Jwel Narzary. From his possession firearm and communication system were recovered.

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