Guwahati, November 23, 2018:
A National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) cadre was killed in a gun battle with cadres of Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) Khoupum sub-division under Noney district of Manipur on Thursday.
The deceased was identified to be Abam Zeme, a self-proclaimed corporal of the NSCN-IM from North Cachar Hills.
It may be mentioned that on November 18, two suspected cadres of the NSCN-IM was reportedly injured in similar gun battle.
The ZUF is a breakaway group of the NSCN-IM. The main objective of the outfit is to protect the natural resources, land and people besides promoting fraternity and to preserve the unity and integrity of Zeliangrong communities and its sub-tribes.