NSCN (K) today claimed that they have killed two personnel of 8th Gorkha Riffles in an ambush at Luwang Khunou village under Khoupum Police Station in Tamenglong District at around 8.30 am yesterday morning.
In a telephonic conversation, a spokesperson of NSCN (K) said that the ambush was carried out by their cadres at least two personnel of 8th Gorkha Riffles were killed while several others injured. He said that the encounter which started in the morning continued till late afternoon.
On the other hand police source said that four personnel including a JCO of 2/5 Gorkha Riffles were injured in the ambush. The injured personnel have been identified as Mingma Dorjee, Subdear (JCO) Chitra Bahadur, Rifleman Aan Singh and Rifleman Gir Bahadur Thapa.