Kohima: A few rebels are believed to have been hurt as they were locked in a heavy exchange of firing in Nagaland on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Tobu area in Mon district where both side had a fierce encounter from Tuesday. According to sources, the Armed rebels suddenly sprang on a group of Assam Rifles on a patrolling duty in the evening amid stepped up security to ensure a peaceful I-Day celebrations in the state on Wednesday.
The rebel outfit in search of a greater Nagalim has yet to issue any statement.
The para military forces have also not divulged anything in detail.