6 NSCN(IM) insurgents killed in encounter in Arunachal Pradesh: Report


PTI, Jul 11, 2020, 1:50 PM IST

 

New Delhi: Six NSCN(IM) insurgents were killed in an encounter with security forces in Khonsa area of Arunachal Pradesh early on Saturday morning, military sources said.

One soldier of Assam Rifles was injured in the operation and his condition was stated to be stable, they said.

Khonsa is in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, and at a distance of 50 km from Tinsukia, a leading industrial town in Assam.

The encounter took place at around 4:30 am, the sources said, adding six weapons along with “war-like stores” were recovered from the area.

The operation was launched by the Assam Rifles based on specific intelligence inputs that armed insurgents were present in the general area of Khonsa in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

“At approximately 4:30 hours, an operational contact was established with the NSCN (IM) insurgents in the area. In the ensuing firefight, six insurgents were neutralised,” said a source.

The National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) or NSCN (IM) is a insurgent outfit fighting for a separate homeland for Naga people for last several decades.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Housing sales in Jan-Jun at 9-yr high in top 8 cities; sales see 60 pc annual growth: Knight Frank

Chris Evans to feature with Emily Blunt in ‘Pain Hustlers’

Kerala assembly adjourned after UDF protest over Minister’s anti-Constitution comments

Cloudburst in Himachal, four feared washed away

Chandrashekhar Guruji killing: Police get clues about motive behind chilling murder

Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,15,212

‘Biggest proof of honesty’, says Kejriwal after CAG report shows revenue surplus during AAP regime


Related Articles More

Kerala assembly adjourned after UDF protest over Minister’s anti-Constitution comments

Cloudburst in Himachal, four feared washed away

Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,15,212

‘Biggest proof of honesty’, says Kejriwal after CAG report shows revenue surplus during AAP regime

Gopinathan Nair would be remembered for unwavering commitment to Gandhian principles: PM

MUST WATCH

Chandrashekhar guruji case : accused arrested

NEWS BULLETIN 05-07-2022

Heavy Rain : Huge Rock fall in road at madikeri

Land Slide Karnataka Kerala Road Close

Sarala vaastu fame Dr Chandrashekhar guruju killed in Hubballi


Latest Additions

Housing sales in Jan-Jun at 9-yr high in top 8 cities; sales see 60 pc annual growth: Knight Frank

Chris Evans to feature with Emily Blunt in ‘Pain Hustlers’

Aus-bound Emirates flight flies for nearly 14 hours with hole in its side

Bounce to sell its electric vehicle product offerings via common service centres

Kerala assembly adjourned after UDF protest over Minister’s anti-Constitution comments

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.