Two militants belonging to United People’s Revolutionary Front (UPRF) were killed in an encounter with Assam police on Sunday in Karbi Anglong district.
According to Director-general of police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, two AK 47 rifles were recovered from the possession of the dead militants.
He added that “intermittent firing” is still in progress at the scene.
“Braving the elements & extreme terrain, in an encounter @assampolice in #KarbiAnglong neutralized two militants belonging to United Peaple’s Revolutionery Front today. 2 AK 47 has been recovered from them. Intermittent firing is going on at the encounter site,” he tweeted.
The DGP said the UPRF militants have been actively working under the tutelage of poaching & drug cartels of Churachandpur.
ADG (Law & Order) G P Singh also updated on the incident.