NSCN (IM) hideout busted by army in Manipur, recovered huge cache of arms-ammu
By Our Correspondent, 07/07/2019, Guwahati

The Indian army had busted a hideout of NSCN (IM) in Manipur after the militants of the Naga insurgent group were found extorting from local people at a village. According to the reports, based on intelligence input about some NSCN (IM) militants camping at Kekru village and carrying out illegal extortion in the Nungba area, the army troops had launched operation in the area on Saturday night.

Realising the army troops advancing towards their camp, the militants had managed to flee from the area and leaving huge cache of arms, ammunition, tentages, uniform and other war like stores. NSCN (IM) – the largest insurgent group in the north eastern region, has a ceasefire with the Union government.

A top official of Indian army said that, the Naga insurgent group has set up several camps in Manipur along Manipur-Nagaland bordering areas and conducting illegal extortion activities.