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Two Assam Rifles soldiers killed in Nagaland ambush, four injured

Jun 18, 2018 09:16
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Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in an ambush by suspected militants in Mon district of Nagaland today, an Assam Rifles official said.

The incident occurred around 3 pm near Aboi when armed terrorists ambushed a team comprising six Assam Rifles personnel, said the public relations officer to the Inspector General of Assam Rifles.

Related: Nagaland: Assam Rifles ambush: NSCN(K) takes responsibility of attack

Havildar Fateh Singh Negi and Sepoy Hungnga Konyak died on the spot while four others suffered critical bullet injuries, he said, adding that the injured were hospitalised.

The security men retaliated, but casualty on the other side was yet to be ascertained.

The official said the involvement of suspected Naga underground groups in the ambush was not yet confirmed while there have been no claims made by any group so far.

Source: TNT-TheNorthEastTodayy

Jun 18, 2018 09:16
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