Security force gun down an NSCN-IM cadre
One suspected to be an NSCN-IM cadre was killed in a fire fight between the security force and suspected cadres of the Naga militant group at Chingthak Khoupum village in Noney district.
Sources say the firing incident took place between 3:30 am and 4:15 am when a team of 2/5 GR carried out cordon and search operation at the village which is under the jurisdiction of Khoupum PS. In the fire fight one lady namely Ajingna Rongmei, age 50 yrs W/O Hajengrei Rongmei got bullet injury at the front head and died on spot. One suspected to be NSCN-IM cadre to be Solomon was killed and another of the suspect group sustained bullet injury said the source.