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One NSCN (K-YA) cadre killed in Longding

By EMN Updated: Oct 19, 2020 7:38 pm
The recovered items from the slain NSCN (K-YA) cadre.

Dimapur, Oct. 19 (EMN): Security forces have claimed to have killed one alleged hardcore cadre of NSCN (K-YA) in general area of Wakka in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on October 17.

An updated from PRO (Defence) stated that the cadre was killed in a joint operation launched by the security forces and police based on specific intelligence inputs in general area Wakka.

It claimed that on being challenged, the cadre fired upon the joint team to which the troops retaliated. In the ensuing gun fight, ‘security forces eliminated one insurgent without damage to the troops or any civilians’, it stated.

It added that the security forces also recovered one “lathode gun” with three live rounds, one .32 pistol with magazine and one round and one Chinese hand grenade. The recovered items were handed over to Longding police station.

By EMN Updated: Oct 19, 2020 7:38:18 pm