Umrangso (Assam) [India], Dec 17 (ANI): Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) cadres were eliminated in an encounter with security forces and a kidnapped person was rescued from Umrangso, an area along Assam Meghalaya border in the early hours of Saturday.
The deceased cadres were identified as Prasenjit Mushahary and Sobin Boro of the NDFB who were also involved in the kidnapping of Mahendra Rai, Manager of Pyrdung Coal Quarry on December 4, who was kept in custody in the hideout and was rescued safely later.
Yesterday, when the teams approached the suspected hideout, they were fired upon by the insurgents. However, the retaliatory fire by the security forces resulted in elimination of two cadres.
A foreign made pistol was also recovered from the hideout during the search operation. (ANI)