Nagaland encounter: 3 terrorists, Army officer, civilian killed

Nagaland encounter: Three more jawans have been injured in the encounter as operations are underway. Assam Rifles personnel raided Lappa at around 11 pm following inputs that NSCN(K) cadres were moving through that area, a defence spokesperson told PTI.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 7, 2017 12:55 pm
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At least three cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) and an Assam Rifles (AR) officer were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district on Wednesday. There has been one civilian casualty, as per ANI reports, while three more AR jawans have been injured. Meanwhile, the encounter is still underway with a combined group of ULFA & NSCN(K) terrorists in Lapa Lempong and Oting near Mon.

Assam Rifles personnel raided Lappa at around 11 pm following inputs that NSCN(K) cadres were moving through that area, a defence spokesperson told PTI. The encounter continued for several hours. Later, bodies of the three militants were found.

Meanwhile, as per ANI, one AK-56, three Chinese AK, two grenades, 3 IEDs, 270 AK rounds recovered from the three killed terrorists.

This development comes close on the heels of the recent announcement by the government about a sharp decline in violence, extortion and attacks on security forces in the Northeast. The Ministry of Home Affairs had released data highlighting three years of the NDA government. As per data available with the MHA, only 484 such incidents were reported in 2016 as compared to 1,025 in 2012 and 732 in 2013 when the Congress-led UPA was in power.

 

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    Kamal Pasha
    Jun 7, 2017 at 10:53 am
    Protests, kil s, rapes, corruption have become the way of life in Modi's India. Without these you can not survive in India.
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    Tushar
    Jun 7, 2017 at 10:50 am
    Rip brave officer ... It's Unfortunate ..all terrorist groups who were in sleeping mode are awake now ... Maoist Ulfa Kashmir separatists .. Is this has got any thing to do with the policies of government ..it seems so .... Now I can see few bakths will cry out it's Congress behind these terrorists
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    Joydeep
    Jun 7, 2017 at 10:19 am
    Rest in peace our Brave soldiers. Feku said that demonetization will bring an end to militancy.
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    Ben Gangte
    Jun 7, 2017 at 9:49 am
    its Nagaland MOn district not mau, please atleast correct ur data
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    Ayush Agarwal
    Jun 7, 2017 at 9:35 am
    Dear Editor, I understand everyone is en led to an opinion and so are you, but being a human being everyone deserves dignity in life and more importantly so after death. Yet I fail to see how someone who must be sol learned and educated in order to run such an esteemed newspaper fails to pay respect to soldiers who lost life in the line of duty. Would it be too much trouble to call our own soldiers "Martyrs" ?
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    Swadeshi
    Jun 7, 2017 at 9:17 am
    It seems China has become nervous or desperate... and great job Indian army.
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    Rajeev
    Jun 7, 2017 at 8:35 am
    A jawan is never killed he gets mart , pls refrain ur language THE INDIAN EXPRESS, it's pathetic standard shown by national newspaper like yours.
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    ah
    Jun 7, 2017 at 8:27 am
    NOT a single comment by Desh Bhaqts????
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