One hardcore militant was killed in a fierce encounter between a team of Assam Police and militants of Dimasa National Army at Maibang in Dima Hasao district of Assam early Friday morning.
The encounter took place at Motibra village under Maibang police station of Dima Hasao district of Assam.
The security forces have recovered an AK series rifle from the scene of encounter.
The slain militant is still to be identified.
Meanwhile, massive combing operation is on in the entire region to flush out the other militants.
Details are awaited.