New Delhi: An NSCN(K) cadre was killed and a soldier injured in an operation by special forces on Monday along the India-Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh.
According to reports, an AK-56 assault rifle, one hand grenade, one radio set, 200 rounds of ammunition were seized during the operation against the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) militants in Longding district.
According to Indian Army sources, the operation began around 0730 hours in the morning and was still continuing.
Sharing more details about the operation, Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat said, ''It was a normal routine operation. Such ops happen everyday. Nothing big about them.”
It's normal routine operation.Such ops happen everyday.Nothing big abt them: Army Chief General on Special Forces ops at Indo-Myanmar border pic.twitter.com/J4aYiop8HP
— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2017
It was also not a cross-border strike by the armed forces, reports said.