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Guwahati: NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter

Wanted by the NIA in three cases, Basumatary was killed after he opened fire on security forces in Chirang district.

By: Express News Service | Guwahati | Updated: November 15, 2015 1:11:12 am

Jaola Basumatary, a self-styled commander of the NDFB(S) wanted in several cases, including an attack on adivasi settlers in Kokrajhar district in December 2014, was killed in an encounter late Friday evening, a press release issued by the Guwahati-based Defence PRO said Saturday.

Wanted by the NIA in three cases, Basumatary was killed after he opened fire on security forces in Chirang district, the statement said.

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