Atleast Six Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers has been killed by the Army in an encounter. The tigers was killed at Anglong district on Friday.
In the joint operation, six tigers along with two top KPLT leaders were died.
"Based on specific information, the joint forces launched an operation at Banipathar area under the Bokajan police station when the militants exchanged fire with the security forces inside a forest," Superintendent of Police Debojit Deuri said.
"Six KPLT cadres were neutralised in the encounter, while an army jawan was injured," he added.
From the encounter, three pistols, one SLR rifle, Insas rifle and two grenades were recuperated.
The Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT) a breakaway group of the Karbi National Liberation Front after it announced truce and was shaped in January 2011.
Six Karbi People's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) aggressors have been killed so far in the operation did by Army. Two rifles, three guns and two explosives have been recouped from the killed activists
The operation presently still in advancement.