AR engages combined UG team in fierce gunfight at Tousem

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IMPHAL, September 21: A fierce gun-battle between a combined team of two hills-based UG groups and the 27 Assam Rifles occurred this morning around 5 near the Assam border at Longkailong in Tousem sub-division in Tamenglong, sources said.

According to information received by the IFP, the gun-fight erupted after the AR team rushed to the spot on getting information about the presence of a UG camp in the area.

The fight continued for a few hours, however the UGs managed to escape from the place, sources said.

It is also learnt that the AR team recovered several guns, ammunitions and other items from the camp.

Sources also said that the AR team suffered no injury however there is possibility of casualties on the side of the UGs.

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