Seven militants killed in gunbattle with army in Assam

September 26th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS  

Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) Seven militants were killed in a gunbattle with army soldiers in western Assam’s Dhubri district Friday morning, an official said.Defence spokesperson Col. Rajesh Kalia said: “Based on intelligence reports, an army column ambushed a group of terrorists. A gunbattle followed and seven of the militants were killed. A heavy consignment of explosives, including RDX, was recovered. We are in the process of identifying the terrorists.”

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