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NSCN-K claims snatching of weapons from 2nd MR personnel; claims attack to army at Arunachal Pradesh

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Imphal, Aug 30: Rebel group NSCN-K has claimed responsibility to the snatching of 4 weapons from 2nd MR personnel along the national high way 37 in Tamenglong district yesterday evening.
In a press statement the NSCN _K said that  the Elite Strike Unit of Naga Army, NSCN/GPRN on combat patrol detained several armed security personnel at a bridge near Barak Sibilong Village at Jiribam-Imphal Highway 37, Tamenlong District on  August 29 around 5 PM.
The statement said after the Naga Army learnt the identities of the personnel as indigenous WSE-Asians from Manipur belonging to 2nd MR, they were freed unharmed but the Indian Government supplied weapons were confiscated which included two AK rifles and two Insas rifles along with ammunitions.
“This is a caution to all the ethnic WSE Asians serving in the Indian Security Forces and engaged in activities detrimental to the cause, that action deemed befitting shall be taken against them henceforth, unless they exercise restraint but continue confrontationist stance in collaboration with Indian Army”, the statement added.
On the other hand, the rebel group also claimed attacked to Indian Security forces near Rilangkang village under Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh during wee hours of August 28. The outfit in an emailed to Imphal Times also stated that the Naga army had inflicted heavy casualties and injuries on the side of the Indian Army during the attacked.
The statement said that the Assam Rifles were returning to their camp after laying failed ambush on our Army, in a counter-measure, the Naga Army counter-attacked the Assam Rifles with concentrated heavy bombardment with Machine Guns, Sub-Machine Guns, 40 mm grenades, Explosives and hand grenades for more than one hour.
“The Assam Rifles were pinned down and nearly annihilate but for darkness, later the Naga Army sanitised the area and recovered one night vision goggle, several blood stained first aid-paraphernalia and bloody cotton and bandages strewn all over the spot. Many AR soldiers were heard whining in pain. The foliage and ground were soiled with heavy blood spill”, the NSCN-K statement added.

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