NEW DELHI – In a bid to crack down on separatist insurgents, Indian Army on Tuesday killed three ‘militants’ in an encounter in Nagaland.
The encounter at also left three soldiers injured. Unconfirmed reports said a civilian had been killed but the army refused to confirm, according to Indian media.
The militants were believed to be from the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) and the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent).
“The encounter is over and combing operations are underway,” Konwer said.