According to the reports, following a tip-off, police and army had launched operation at Bhelaghat area in West Karbi Anglong where a Karbi militant group was hiding.
When the troops reached the remote area the militants started firing and bullets were exchanged, in which a militant killed on spot.
The slain militant was identified as Singri who is the self styled Defence secretary of the outfit group.
Security personnel also nabbed a militant and recovered two 9 mm pistols, ten rounds live ammunition, extortion notes from the area.
The Karbi militant group is active in the hill district and bordering areas of Nagaon.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)
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