A militant belonging to National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Tuesday, officials said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and army launched an operation in Bogoribari area of the district and an encounter followed in which the militant was killed.

A 9 mm pistol and three rounds of ammunition were recovered from the possession of the slain militant, officials said.

Keywords: NDFB