An ULFA militant and two others were killed, while two persons were injured in an encounter between extremists and security personnel on Majuli river island on Thursday.

One of the dead has been identified as ULFA cadre Rajiv Das.

It is yet to be ascertained if the two others — Goda Pegu and Bhaben Pegu — belonged to the ULFA.

The injured were identified as ULFA linkman Bogai Das and a minor Ropan Toplai

A combing operation in and around the encounter site was continuing, the sources said. — PTI

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