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Suspected ASAK rebel killed in encounter

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT

SHILLONG, Feb 14: A suspected ASAK militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Garo Hills on Sunday morning. According to police, based on specific information that ASAK commander-in-chief Reding along with five to six militants were camping in Kemdang village under Baghmara police station of Souh Garo Hills district, a team of SWAT from Baghmara launched counter insurgency operations last night. When the security team reached the spot, a group of six to seven armed militants opened fire on the team and police retaliated. According to police after a brief exchange of fire, the militants fled away. During search operation at the spot an unidentified body of a male along with one pistol, some live ammunition and SIM cards was recovered.

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