Two cadres of NSCN-IM militant injured in a reported gunfight between the militant group and combined force of 29 Assam Rifles and Bishnupur police commando on Saturday 4 pm. The incident occurred in old Cachar road between Laimaton and 7km from upper Ngaryan.
The two injured cadres were identified as Jaoilen Chiru age 26 – s/o Pachoieng Chiru, of Sadu Chiru village PO & PS Nambol and Jainthaningam longmei age 41- s/o Lungbulung longmei of Chiniken village.
According to report, the security forces received a report about extortion activities being carried out by a militant groups on Truck drivers in general areas of Laimaton.
A combined team of 29 Assam Rifles and Bishnupur police commando launched operation in the said area. Gunfight broke out between the militant groups and the combination forces during the operation and two cadres of NSCN-IM sustained injuries.
One AK Assault rifles with magazine, one pistol with magazine, 3-mobile phones, extortion receipts, some cash, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID and one ATM Card were also recovered.
The two injured NSCN I’M cadres and recovered items were handed over to Bishnupur police.
The two injured NSCN-IM cadres were undergoing treatment at Bishnupur district hospital.
Chongthu News Service