6 NSCN (IM) cadres killed in encounter in Arunachal Pradesh, India

Share this:


News Desk

Six insurgents were killed in an encounter with security forces in Khonsa area of Arunachal Pradesh in the early hours of July 11, 2020. According to military sources,one soldier of Assam Rifles has been injured in the operation and he is being evacuated to a military hospital.

Photo-1: Arunachal Pradesh state DGP R P Upadhyaya

Arunachal Pradesh state DGP R P Upadhyaya said “Acting upon actionable and specific information by SIB Arunachal Pradesh, a joint team of 6 Assam Rifle and Arunachal Pradesh Police conducted an early morning action today (11 july 2020) in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh near Nginu village. In the operation, 6 NSCN- IM armed cadre have been killed. 1 Assam Rifle personnel also received injuries. 6 long-range weapons (Four AK-47 and 2 Chinese MQ) have been recovered so far,”

Map- Arunachal Pradesh, Nginu village.

The police said six long-range weapons (Four AK-47 and 2 Chinese MQ) were recovered from the spot, and an operation by a joint team of the Assam Rifles and Arunachal Pradesh Police was underway.

The encounter took place around 4:30 am, sources said. The DGP also said SP Longding and CO 6 AR were on the spot.The injured jawan is stable and receiving medical aid at a military hospital. Khonsa is approximately 50 km east of Tinsukia in Tirap district.

Share this:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *