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Army clash with NSCN (K) in Manipur
Correspondent IMPHAL, MAY 2:
Published on 3 May. 2009 12:06 AM IST
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Armed militants of NSCN (K) clashed with troops of Maha Regiment at a place village under Tamei sub-division of Manipur’s Tamenglong district bordering with Assam Friday night reportedly killing one rebel and two troops and injuring four civilians. Reports received here said that the clash occurred at Khundong village near Haochong under Tamei sub-division of Tamenglong district. The clash reportedly took place after NSCN (K) rebels entering the village intercepted with the troops of Maha Regiment who were coming to the village as a part of its routine patrolling. Rebels initiated the firing when the troops entered the village. The exchange lasted for about an hour, the report said. PIB (Defense Wing) in Imphal did not have immediate confirmed report of casualties. PRO Col.Mishra when contacted said he had no confirmed report on the incident as he was currently out of station and due to bad communication could not obtain the exact information. However, Tamenglong correspondent of the IFP, Daniel had information of the incident.

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