Four militants killed in Assam

Kolkata:Four militants were today killed by the Army during a combat operation in Assam, officials said.

Following an intelligence report in the wee hours of the day, the Army launched operations in Lohit district, which resulted in the four militants being killed.

Three of them were from NSCN(K) and the fourth one was from ULFA, the officials said.

One AK-56 assault rifle and two pistols have been recovered from the slain militants, they said, adding the operation was still underway.