Kokrajhar (Assam) : In a major blow to the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB -S) a top ranking leader of the outfit was gunned down in a counter -insurgency operation at around 8.45 pm on Wednesday.
The leader identified as Sergent Major Soheton Narzary , Platoon Commander of West Zone of NDFB (S) was killed in an encounter with a Police team in Dumbajar area under Soraibil OP.
One AK -56 Rifles, grenades and many incriminating documents were recovered from his possession .
SP Kokrajhar , Rajen Singh told South Asia Views that a joint team of security forces launched a search operation this evening along the Dhumbazar area where a fierce gun fire battle took place between security forces and NDFB-S militants .
On Tuesday , police arrested two cadres of the NDFB-S from Jharbari forest area in Kokrajhar.
At the time of filing of this report the operation was still on .