NSCN(K) Militants Target Assam Rifles Convoy


Kohima: A convoy of Assam Rifles was ambushed by militants in an area between Ghokishe and Luvishe villages in Zunheboto district of Nagaland injuring a security personnel.

The intermittent exchange of gunfire lasted for around half an hour yesterday, police said.

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According to Assam Rifles, their personnel sustained an injury on his leg and it was not life-threatening.

No civilian was injured in the attack, police said.

The Khaplang faction of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) claimed responsibility for carrying out the ambush and said four Assam Rifles personnel were injured.