Bhaskar Kalita, Officer In Charge of Bordumsa police station who lost his life
Bhaskar Kalita, Officer In Charge of Bordumsa police station who lost his life

Cop killed in encounter with ULFA-(I)

ANI | Updated: May 05, 2018 02:19 IST

Tinsukia (Assam) [India], May 5 (ANI): Bhaskar Kalita, the Officer in Charge of Bordumsa Police Station in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district, lost his life during an intense gun battle between United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent ULFA-(I) cadres and the security forces on Friday evening.

Reportedly, two persons, including an ULFA-I member, were killed in the exchange of fire between the police and the militant outfit.

Earlier, an intense gunfight took place between a combined team of Army, Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and suspected cadres of ULFA-I at Kujipathar area of Bordumsa.

According to sources, the joint team of security forces had intel about the presence of ULFA-I cadres in the area and launched an operation leading to a massive firefight.

Earlier, one ULFA terrorist was arrested by security forces in Charaideo, 2 NQ- 71 series pistols, 2 magazines and 78 live cartridges were recovered from him. (ANI)

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