A paramilitary Assam Rifles patrol was attacked in Arunachal Pradesh, India. A soldier was killed in an attack in the border town of Tirap in Myanmar. Security forces have conducted a massive search operation in the area in search of suspected attackers. This information came from the broadcast media NDTV report.
India’s controversial Armed Forces (Special Rights) Act has long been in force in three districts of Myanmar – Tirap, Langding and Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh. It has given the security forces a range of capabilities including firing.
Many banned armed groups in India are active in these areas. Some of these groups operating in Assam and Nagaland have strongholds within Myanmar. From there, he returned after attacking the Indian security forces. Earlier this month, members of the Assam Rifles were attacked once again in Changlang district. The patrol party was attacked in Tango village in the district.
On Tuesday, a water tanker of the Assam Rifles was attacked by a grenade. Then shots were fired on the car. One soldier was killed and another was injured in the incident.
On 11 July, security forces shot dead six suspected members of the Naga underground group NSCN in Arunachal Pradesh’s Landing District. In addition, ten people, including a lawmaker, were injured in an attack by an armed group last year.