AR destroys NSCN-K/NNC camp

AR destroys NSCN-K/NNC camp
Azonnah Zaspar
TAMENGLONG, Feb 8: Along with busting a camp of NSCN-K and NNC lo-cated at New Chingkao of Tousem sub-division, Ta-menglong district, Assam Rifles troops of Red Shield Division, 59 Mountain Bri-gade arrested one active ca- dre of NSCN-K yesterday.
According to sources, the AR troops, on receiving information about movement of UG cadres in New Chingkao area, launched a search operation there from February 6 till today in the course of which one militant camp was destroyed.
Even as other UG cadres managed to flee away, one NSCN-K cadre identified as Kabipou Rongmei (22) of Tousem village was apprehended.
The security forces discovered a number of living shelters, dug-out areas, trai-ning facilities. Combat dres- ses, clothing items, war like stores, incriminating documents and some photo- graphs of active cadres of NSCN-K and NNC were also recovered from the camp which the Assam Rifles troops subsequently burnt down.
Local people said that the camp was actively used by NSCN-K and NNC cadres.
According to a press release issued by Assam Rifles, the apprehended NSCN-K cadre has been handed over to Imphal West police.
It claimed that destruction of the camp has given a major setback to UG groups operating in the area.

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