Defence News: Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces on this morning in Nagaland’s Mon district. According to reports by ANI, a territorial army officer also lost his during the encounter. As per PTI, three terrorists of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) and an Assam Rifles officer were killed in an encounter in Mon district of Nagaland, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday. Earlier, 3 jawans were injured in Lappa (Tizit) encounter on Tuesday night.
Assam Rifles raided Lappa at around 11 pm on information that NSCN (K) cadres were moving through that area and an encounter followed, the spokesman said. CNN-News 18 reported that the terrorists belonged to ULFA (United Liberation Front of Assam). The report further added that one civilian was killed and three army jawans were injured while combating with the terrorists. Just on 30 May, 1 person died and 4 were injured in a bomb blast that took place inside a medical store at Church Road in Dimapur. An eyewitness said that two persons came in a car and lobbed a bomb inside the shop. Three salesmen and two customers present in the shop were injured after the bomb exploded. They are now out of danger, the police had said.
The motive behind the attack is not immediately known. Investigation is on currently about what the motive behind the attacks could have been.