Assam Rilfe in an operation gun down a hardcore cadre of NSCN(K) near Tissa Village in Longding district of Arunachal pradesh on Monday evening.
According to defence spokesperson ” the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles swiftly launched an operation and cordoned a house after receiving a specific intelligence inputs about NSCN (K) cadres carrying out extortion activities in the village”
“On approaching the house, the security personnel noticed two suspected cadres trying to flee the scene. The Security forces challenged the militants and asked them to surrender, but the militants opened fire. During an exchange of fire between the militants and security personnel, one cadre died on the spot while the other escaped taking advantage of darkness and dense foliage,” the spokesman said.
A Colt pistol, a radio set and other incriminating documents were recovered from the slain militant. The search for the escaped militant is still going on.