Six NSCN(IM) insurgents have been killed in an encounter with safety forces in Khonsa space of Arunachal Pradesh early on Saturday morning, navy sources stated.
One soldier of Assam Rifles was injured within the operation and his situation was said to be secure, they stated.
Khonsa is in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, and at a distance of 50 km from Tinsukia, a number one industrial city in Assam.
The encounter befell at round four:30 am, the sources stated, including six weapons together with “war-like shops” have been recovered from the realm.
The operation was launched by the Assam Rifles primarily based on particular intelligence inputs that armed insurgents have been current within the basic space of Khonsa in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.
“At roughly four:30 hours, an operational contact was established with the NSCN (IM) insurgents within the space. Within the ensuing firefight, six insurgents have been neutralised,” stated a supply.
The Nationwide Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) or NSCN (IM) is a rebel outfit preventing for a separate homeland for Naga individuals for final a number of a long time.