Arunachal Pradesh Northeast

Arunachal Pradesh: Joint attack by NSCN & Ulfa-I at Assam Rifles camp near Indo-Myanmar border

Ahead of the Independence Day celebration, a joint team of NSCN and Ulfa-I attacked a newly built Army camp at Pangsu pass in Arunachal Pradesh near the Indo-Myanmar border on Tuesday.

Sources said around 4 am the joint team of NSCN and Ulfa-I suddenly attacked the Assam Rifles camp.

In retaliation, the Assam Rifles fired on them and a fire fight broke out between them but no casualties has been reported, said a source.

Confirming the incident Changlang Superintendent of police Mihin Gambo said firing was reported from Pangsau pass area this morning.

Meanwhile, security forces have launched a massive operation near the Indo-Myanmar border.

Recently, Assam Rifles have launched massive operations against the insurgents’ groups in Tirap, Longding, and Changlang region of Arunachal Pradesh and nabbed many NSCN cadres.

Pangsu pass area is one of the remotest area in Arunachal Pradesh and shares a boundary with Myanmar. Most of the insurgents groups of Northeast have set up their camps in the jungles of Myanmar and very easily they penetrate in Arunachal Pradesh through jungle routes.

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