The Army launched an operation in the late evening of 13 November in Chirang District of Assam. The SF had received specific information about the presence of a hardcore NDFB(S) commander and immediately launched into action. When the search party reached the suspected area, the terrorist opened fire. The terrorist sustained injury in the firefight and was immediately evacuated to JSB Civil Hospital in Kajalgaon, Chirang, where the Doctor declared him brought dead.

The terrorist has been identified as Jaola Basumatary, Commander of NDFB(S), resident of village Deigudung in Chirang. He was part of the notable hierarchy of the group. He was involved in the December 2014 Kokrajhar carnage, where Adivasis were killed in cold blood by the NDFB(S). The NIA had registered three cases against him, in this regard and was on the lookout for him. A Pistol, which the terrorist used to fire at the SF has been recovered alongwith some ammunition.
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