6 NSCN cadres killed in inter-factional clash

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Kohima, Oct 26: At least six NSCN militants were killed in separate inter-factional clashes in Nagaland's Dimapur district yesterday, official sources said here today.

According to the sources, the warring NSCN-IM and NSCN(K) factions clashed at Medziphema area of Dimapur and in the Borlengri area along Assam-Nagaland border.

The clashes started with the killing of two NSCN (K) cadres by the rival faction in Medziphema area following which the NSCN-IM cadres retaliated at 3rd Mile area there, sources added.

Police recovered a body of a NSCN(K) militant from the Mao Colony area yesterday.

In yet another incident, one NSCN-IM activist was killed in a shootout in the Borlengri area.

The bodies of both the factions have been identified so far.


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