Three NSCN-KYA militants killed in Arunachal Pradesh along Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati, Nov 16: Three NSCN-KYA militants were killed during an encounter with Assam Rifles in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district along the Indo-Myanmar border on Monday.

The incident took place at Lahu village in Longding district and that area is close to the Indo-Myanmar border.

The security forces had recovered three AK series rifles, ammunition and warlike stores in possession from the slain militants.

A top army official based in Kohima said that the NSCN-KYA militants had abducted two civilians of the area.

During a search operation, the troops of Assam Rifles intercepted a militant group along the international border and an encounter was taking place at the area. Three militants killed on spot,” the top army official said.

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He further said that three AK series rifles, ammunition and warlike stores were recovered from the slain militants who are yet to be identified.

Meanwhile, a search operation is going on in the bordering to trace the abducted two civilians.