Assam Rifles Jawan Killed In Militant Attack
A militant attack in Nagaland on Saturday resulted in the death of an Assam Rifles jawan.
The incident took place around 1 pm on Saturday in the Red Cross area of Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland.
Militants, possibly NSCN attacked an Assam Rifles patrol.
“The militants attacked the patrolling troops and a jawan sustained four bullet injuries,” an Assam Rifles official said.
The injured jawan, identified as AK Raout, succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.
Officials said that Assam Rifles and Nagaland police have launched an offensive operation against the militants.
The factions of NSCN are active in the state and border areas of both Assam and Myanmar.