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NSCN-K rebel hurt in Nagaland shoot out

Kohima: A few rebels are believed to have been hurt as they were locked in a heavy exchange of firing in Nagaland on Wednesday.

The incident took place in Tobu area in Mon district where both side had a fierce encounter from Tuesday.  According to sources, the Armed rebels suddenly sprang on a group of Assam Rifles on a patrolling duty in the evening amid stepped up security to ensure a peaceful I-Day celebrations in the state on Wednesday.

The rebel outfit in search of a greater Nagalim has yet to issue any statement.

The para military forces have also not divulged anything in detail.

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