Guwahati : An Assam Rifles jawan was injured after suspected NSCN-K militants attacked at an Assam Rifles camp in Nagalandâ€™s Tuensang district on Monday evening.
According to the reports, a heavy armed suspected NSCN-K militant group had opened fire at the camp of Assam Rifles at International Trade Centre Pangsha camp near Dan village in Tuensang district at around 2 pm on Monday.
One jawan was injured in the militants attack and he was immediately airlifted by army chopper to Dimapur.
The militants had managed to flee from the hilly area after the Assam Rifles jawans retaliation action.
On the other hand, the Changlang battalion of Assam Rifles had launched an operation at Old Changlang village and apprehended a hardcore NSCN(R) militant.
The nabbed militant was identified as Self Styled Private Hunmai Taidong.
Kohima based Defence PRO Colonel Chiranjeet Konwer said that, security personnel had recovered a Pistol and ammunition from the militant, who is an active member of the banned outfit since Feb 2015 and had under gone training at NSCN(R) training camps.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)