One NSCN (R) cadre killed

DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 3 (MExN): One NSCN (R) cadre was killed in a firefight with the Indian Army on November 30 at Shallang area of Changlang District in Arunachal Pradesh. A press release from the PIB, Defense Wing informed that during an operation conducted by security forces, “troops came under fire from the cadres and in retaliatory fire,” one cadre was killed who later was identified as Major Akham Chang, operational commander of NSCN (R) in Changlang District. “One AK series rifle with huge quantity of ammunition and other war like stores were recovered,” the press release added.