IMPHAL, March 6, 2018: In an encounter with the NSCN-IM, one riflemen of the 13 Sikh Regiment was killed today at Khoupum area in Manipur’s Noney district, police said.
The incident took place this morning and additional security forces including the Army, Manipur police and Assam Rifles have rushed to Khoupum.
A search operation was launched to nab the militants, the police added.
NSCN(I-M) had signed the Framework Agreement on the longstanding Naga problem on August 3, 2015 with the Centre. It had signed a ceasefire with the Centre in 1997 which was extended indefinitely in 2007.
Source: Times of India
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