Oct 19, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Assam in attack in killed policemen two militants, Seven including persons, nine least At -- IRNA 19, Oct India, Guwahati, in Friday incidents separate two in killed were separatists, seven .said officials Assam, of state northeastern restive India's outlawed the of militants armed heavily said spokesman police A Labdanguri the attacked (NDFB) Bodoland of Front Democratic National kilometers 175 district, Barpeta Assam's western in station, police .Guwahati capital state the from police the surrounded militants NDBF 150 about of group A" prompting firing, indiscriminate started and Friday early on station by IRNA told official police top a ,"retaliate to forces security the .Barpeta from telephone two hour, an than more for lasted that battle gun ensuing the In" received many while killed, were rebels NDFB five and policemen ."injuries serious attacked rebels the when present policemen 20 about were There .border Bhutan the to close located station, police the the fled and comrades dead the away carried later militants The" .said official the ,"valiantly fought soldiers our as scene operates homeland, tribal independent an for fighting NDFB, The hit-and-run their stage to Bhutan inside bases well-entrenched of out .Assam in forces security on strikes guerrilla district, Kamrup in Nagarbari of villagers incident, another In United banned the of militants two killed Guwahati, from kilometers 30 .night Thursday late (ULFA) Asom of Front Liberation as and extortion for village the to came militants ULFA two The" them lynched later and them caught villagers local approached, they .said official police a ,"machetes and weapons crude with up stepped has homeland, independent an for fighting ULFA, The was outfit the indicating reports police with drive extortion its .end year the by rupees million 100 estimated an raise to targeting during Assam in insurgency to died have people 10,000 than More .decades two past the /BH/AR End