Security Forces neutralise (NSCN)(K-YA) cadre in Longding

The Security forces neutralised a National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)(K-YA) cadre in the Longding District of Arunachal Pradesh. The incident occurred when Assam Rifles team, based on specific input, launched an operation along with local police in between Wakka and Chongkhow village. The insurgents started firing, to which the security forces retaliated and in the ensuing fight, the forces eliminated one insurgent. 

The security forces recovered one Lathode Gun with three live rounds, one .32 pistol with magazine and one round, and one Chinese hand grenade from the neutralised cadre, who is being identified as Ganjon Wangsa.

The Defence spokesperson said the conduct of the operation displays the highest standards of professionalism and adherence to laid down rules of engagement.