KOKRAJHAR, Aug 14 - Rabi Roy (24), a hardcore KLO cadre, was killed in an encounter with a joint team of Army and Police last night at Rabhapara under Fakiragram Police Station in Kokrajhar district, informed Superintendent of Police, Kokrajhar, SP Saikia.
The encounter took place around 11.45 pm when security personnel launched an operation in the area, acting on a tip-off about movement of terrorists. However, other terrorists fled from the spot under the cover of darkness, he said.
Police also recovered a 7-kg IED and other arms and ammunition. The SP added that the militants planned to blast the railway track.