Guwahati: The newly formed United National Liberation Front of Western South East Asia (UNLFW) has taken responsibility for the attacked on Assam Rifles troopers in Mon district of Nagaland, along with Myanmar border, on Sunday.
At least eight jawans of Assam Rifles were killed and nine others were injured in the attack. A statement sent by the ULFA (I) on Monday said that newly formed UNLFW, United platform of NSCN-Khaplang, ULFA (I), KLO and NDFB had carried out the joint attack on Assam Rifles troopers at Changlangsu village in Mon district.
The UNLFW was formed on April 17 under chairmanship of SS Khaplang, chairman of NSCN(K), Arunodoy Asom, publicity secretary of ULFA (I) said in the statement. At least eight jawans of Assam Rifles were killed, nine were injured and four others reportedly missing in an ambush by militants at the remote area along the Nagaland – Myanmar border on Sunday evening around 2-30 pm