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NSCN(IM) leader killed in Nagaland

A self styled ''major'' of NSCN(IM) was killed and five others apprehended in an encounter with security forces in Mon district of Nagaland on Monday. According to information, the encounter took place between NSCN (IM) and a joint team of Assam Rifles and Territorial Army near the Tizet post at Punjma colony.

The security forces asked the militants to stop but instead the militants opened fire and joint security forces returned the fire in which a NSCN(IM) self styled major was killed. Five cadres of the NSCN(IM), which is under ceasefire, were arrested in the operation.

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