"During the search operation, the militants attacked the security forces leading to a gun battle. Three cadres were gunned down while the rest escaped, she said."
Guwahati, April 30 - Three Bodo insurgents were Wednesday killed in a gun battle with security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district, police said.

The three cadres belonged the National Democratic Front of Bodoland - faction opposed to peace talks with the government.

The gunfight took place at Jingia Tinisuti village, police said.

Three pistols, a grenade and incriminating documents were also found.

We received a tip-off that some NDFB anti-talk faction militants were moving in the area. A joint team of CRPF's Cobra battalion and Assam Police carried out a search today morning -, said Sonitpur Superintendent of Police Sanjyukta Parashar.

During the search operation, the militants attacked the security forces leading to a gun battle. Three cadres were gunned down while the rest escaped, she said.

The NDFB's anti-talk faction led by I.K. Songbijit has a strong presence in Sonitpur and in four districts under the Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts - in Assam.


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