Banned Naga militant outfit NSCN(K) claims responsibility for ambush with Assam Rifles in Nagaland
The NSCN(K), a banned Naga militant outfit, has claimed responsibility for Sunday's ambush with an Assam Rifles patrol party in Nagaland.
Kohima: The NSCN(K), a banned Naga militant outfit, has claimed responsibility for Sunday's ambush with an Assam Rifles patrol party in Nagaland. In a statement on Monday, the outfit claimed that six security personnel were killed on the spot and an equal number injured in the attack.
An Assam Rifles official had said on Monday that two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in the ambush by the Naga insurgents near Aboi in Mon district. The Assam Rifles personnel who died on the spot were identified as Havildar Fateh Singh Negi and Sepoy Hungnga Konyak, the official had said.
PRO to Assam Rifles' Inspector General Major Vincent Patton reiterated on Monday that two Assam Rifles personnel were killed while four of them were critically injured and undergoing treatment at the Army hospital in Jorhat. The NSCN(K) had abrogated a 14-year-old ceasefire with the Centre in 2015.
The NIA is likely to issue summons to Shelly Sumi, wife of Niki Sumi, the "General" of the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang, and others over a case of terror funding in Nagaland, an official said on Wednesday.
The cadres have been recruited over the past five months mostly from the Moran inhabited zone in Tinsukia, Dibrugarh and the western districts of Nalbari and Baksa.