Indian Army Eliminates NSCN-K (YA) Cadre Near Myanmar Border, Recovers Chinese Grenade

Indian Army Eliminates NSCN-K (YA) Cadre Near Myanmar Border, Recovers Chinese GrenadeAn Indian Army soldier patrols on the fence near the India-Pakistan LOC. - Representative Image (Gurinder Osan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Wakka is situated in the Longding district in Arunachal Pradesh that shares its border with Myanmar. On the morning of 17 October, the Indian security forces launched a joint operation and eliminated a NSCN-K(YA) cadre in the region, Zee News reports.

The Indian Army soldier located and challenged the NSCN-K (YA) cadre following which a combat began between the two sided. Indian Army soon eliminated the insurgent.

One Lathode gun with three live rounds, a Chinese hand grenade, and a .32 pistol with magazine and one round has been recovered and handed over to Longding police for investigation.

The Indian Army issued a statement to elaborate on the incident. “In the ensuing firefight, security forces eliminated one insurgent, without damage to own troops or any civilians. The conduct of the operation displays the highest standards of professionalism and adherence to laid down rules of engagement,” the release read.