Oct 23, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Assam in Separatists three dead shot troops Indian three dead shot forces Indian -- IRNA 23, Oct India, Guwahati, of state northeastern troubled the in "hit-squad" a of separatists before surrendered militants outlawed five least at while Assam, .said Tuesday officials authorities, banned the of militants armed heavily said spokesman police A of troops with clashed Monday (ULFA) Asom of Front Liberation United with border the along Bholpur village at division mountain army an .Guwahati capital Assam's of west kilometers 120 Bhutan, and patrol army an attacked rebels ULFA 20 about of group A" of leaders top three which in followed battle gun fierce a that after .IRNA told official police senior a ,"killed were outfit the Assam in cities enter to trying were militants ULFA of group The" ."attacks out carry to Bhutan from that group same the of militants ULFA five said official The a before weapons with surrendered later patrol security the attacked .commander army local and weapons small of cache large a recovered soldiers Army .militants dead the from gadgets communication of out operates homeland independent for fighting is ULFA hit-and-run their stage to Bhutan inside bases well-entrenched .Assam in forces security on strikes guerrilla during Assam in insurgency to died have people 10,000 than More .decades two past the IND/RR End