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Terror shadow falls in Arunachal

Terror tentacle spreading in the north eastern region when suspected NSCN(K) backed by other insurgent outfits of the region unleashed a reign of terror by tagetting security forces in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday.

A huge group of around 50 gunmen opened fire at an Assam Rifles camp in Lazu area in Tirap district early in the morning forcing the army personnel to retaliate. The insurgents fled under cover of darkness. There is no report of any casualty.

Later police recovered over 70 empty cartridges of AK-47 rifle along with several bombs.

The gun firing took place four days after 18 army personnel were killed at an ambush by NSCN-K in in Manipur's Chandel district. 

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