NSCN IED expert gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh


The deceased terrorist was identified as self-styled Major – Akham Chang. Chang, an IED expert, was associated with NSCN for the last 19 years.

The Army gunned down a member of the Naga rebel group, National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Reformation), after a gun fight in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district on Saturday evening, officials said on Monday.

The deceased terrorist was identified as self-styled Major – Akham Chang. Chang, an IED expert, was associated with NSCN for the last 19 years.

Based on the movement of a group of four terrorists at the jungles of Old Shallang, the Army had launched an operation in the remote area.

During this operation, the troops came under fire from the terrorist group and in retaliatory fire, one terrorist was killed. The remaining terrorists managed to flee from the area due to darkness.

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Source: India Today