LONGDING, Oct 17: A team of Indian Army, 6th Assam Rifles neutralized a NSCN(K) cadre here today at Longding district.
The incident occurred at the wee hour today in between Wakka and Chongkhow village when the Assam Rifles team was on routine patrol. The killed NSCN (K) cadre has been identified as Ganjon Wangsa age around 30 years.
‘ As per the information, there was four NSCN(K) cadre however, three of them managed to escape from the scene during the encounter with the security forces. A pistol and a grenade has been recovered from the neutralized cadre’ informed Deputy SP- Longding T Tangjang.
Recently, on October 4 last, an Assam Rifles jawan was martyred while another was injured in an ambush carried out by the group of NSCN (K) and ULFA(I) militants in Changlang district.