Major Encounter in Nagaland, 6 NSCN-K Cadre Killed


Kohima: Intensifying crackdown on the Naga rebel outfit NSCN-K, the army has killed six militants of the outfit in a fierce encounter in Nagaland’s  Tuensang district on Friday.

Security forces had intensified their operation against the NSCN-K, which abrogated the ceasefire agreement with the central government in March and attacked an Army convoy in Manipur in June, killing 18 soldiers and injuring 11 others.

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Four days later, India’s Special Forces went across the border and destroyed two militant camps in Myanmar, killing as many as 50 rebels.