On December 8, 2018, an Army trooper identified as Lance Naik Sukhchain Singh was killed and another three, identified as Jashbir Singh, Lance Naik Hardip Singh and Naik Subedar Yashbindar Singh, were wounded in an encounter with cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) near Yanu village in Longding District.
On December 6, 2018, a ‘captain’ of NSCN-IM (name not available) was killed in an encounter with the Army near Longkai village in Longding District. Security Forces (SFs) recovered two AK-56 rifles and a large quantity of ammunition from the encounter site.
Separately, on November 18, 2018, three militants of NSCN-Unification (NSCN-U) were killed in separate encounters near Borduria and Laptang village in Tirap District. Read More