Imphal, June 18: Two Assam Rifles soldiers lost their lives, while four were injured in an ambush by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) terrorists in Nagaland’s Mon district bordering Myanmar.
A gunfight erupted between the Assam Rifles jawans and suspected NSCN-K Sunday afternoon.
The incident took place when the soldiers were on their way to collect water from a river between Aboi- Mohung.
Following the information of an encounter, more reinforcements of security personnel were moved towards the site. Nagaland Police was also rushed to the spot.
Further details are awaited and an investigation in the matter is underway.