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Major incidents of Terrorist Violence in Nagaland
(Data till November 12, 2017)

2017

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
  Civilian SFs Terrorists Total
1
June 6 Mon District
1
1
3
5
3
Total*
1
1
3
5
3

June 6: A Major of the Territorial Army, identified David Manlun, and a civilian, identified as Rajendra Gupta, and three militants were killed in an encounter with a group of suspected militants at a place in between Lapa Lempong and Oting villages near Tizit subdivision of Mon District. Three militants of ULFA-I, who were killed in the encounter, were also identified and they are 'second lieutenant' Phanindra Asom (35), Bipul Asom (32) and Dikom Konwar (35). Apart from that, three Army jawans (troopers) were also critically injured in the encounter. The encounter took place when a joint team of the 164 Territorial Army and 12 Para launched an operation in the area based on information about the presence of a combined group of ULFA-I and NSCN-K militants. Two AK-56 rifles, an AK-47 rifle, nine magazines, 277 rounds of ammunition, two hand grenades, four mobile handsets, medicines, blankets, sharp weapons and other warlike stores were also recovered from the encounter spot.

2015

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
  Civilian SFs Terrorists Total
1
May 3 Mon
0
8
1
9
6
2
August 28 Tuensang
3
0
5
8
2
3
November 2 Zunheboto
0
0
3
3
0
4
November 15 Tuensang
0
0
4
4
0
Total
3
8
13
24
8

November 15: The AR killed four NSCN-KK militants, later identified as 'Sergeant Major' Sangkiu, 'Sergeant' Kiumnuhen, 'Private' Tokiu and 'Private' Wonchi, in "an accidental encounter" in Laikunger village in Tuensang District.

November 2: SFs killed three 'hard core' NSCN-K militants including the group's 'finance secretary' L Tuccu in an encounter an encounter in Hoshepu village area in Zunheboto District.

August 28: At least five militants of NSCN-K and three civilians were killed in an ambush along the Pangsha International Trade Centre, bordering Myanmar, in Tuensang District.

May 3: Eight SFs and an NSCN-K militant were killed in an ambush in Mon District.

2012

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
  civilian SFs Terrorists Total
1
March 14
Chui Village / Mon District
0 0 3 3
0
2
June 19 Zunheboto and Tuensang District 0 0 4 4
1
3
August 3 Kohima 0 0 3 3
0
4
November 5 Dimapur 0 0 3 3
2
5
December 16 Phek 0 0 4 4
0
Total
17
3

December 16: NSCN-K armed cadres of Mobile 5 unit led by commander "colonel" Kuruchu reportedly killed four NSCN-KK functionaries in Meluri in Phek District.

November 5: Three NSCN-K cadres have been killed and two civilians injured in a factional clash with NSCN-Khole-Kitovi in Dimapur.

August 3: Suspected militants belonging to NSCN-KK killed three militants belonging to NSCN-K in New Market area of Kohima town. NSCN-K sources confirmed the deceased were from their group and hailed from Shepoumaramth region in Senapati District of Manipur. The identity of the cadres was yet to be confirmed.

June 19: Four militants were killed and one injured in separate incidents of factional clashes in Zunheboto District. According to Police, the first incident took place near Zhekiye village, some 15 kilometers from Zunheboto, where two NSCN-K cadres were killed in a reported ambush by rival NSCN-Khole-Kitovi cadres at around 6am. In another incident reportedly in retaliation, a NSCN-Khole-Kitovi functionary Nikheto was shot dead by suspected NSCN-K cadres near Asukhomi village under Zunheboto District. Further, another functionary of NSCN-Khole-Kitovi identified by Police as Ikishe was abducted by NSCN-K and killed near the Longkhim-Lithsami area in Tuensang District.

March 15: Three dead bodies suspected to be of NSCN-Khole Kitovi cadres were found few hundred metres away from Chui Village Junction in Mon District. According to sources, the deceased were 'arrested' few days ago by NSCN-K and allegedly killed them on March 14.

2008

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
1
January 14
Mokokchung
3
0
2
April 22
Dimapur
4
0
3
May 1
Dimapur
3
0
4
May 16
Dimapur
16
0
5
June 4
Dimapur
15
0
6
June 26
Dimapur
7
0
Total
48
0

June 26: Seven NSCN-U militants are killed when their main camp located at Vihokhu in Dimapur District is overrun by the rival NSCN-IM militants. All the leaders of the NSCN-U camping at Vihokhu reportedly fled and over 45 vehicles belonging to the militants of the camp are set ablaze.

June 4: At least 15 cadres of the NSCN-IM and NSCN-U are killed in separate factional clashes in and around Dimapur.

May 16: At least 14 cadres of the NSCN-K and the NSCN-U are killed by the rival NSCN-IM militants during an internecine clash at Seithekema C village in the Dimapur District. Two civilians are later killed by the NSCN-IM militants when they open fire on people attacking the cease-fire monitoring cell of the outfit located in the same area.

May 1: Two civilians and a NSCN-U cadre are killed during an internecine clash between the rival NSCN-IM and NSCN-U militants at Old Showuba village under Niuland sub-division in Dimapur District.

April 22: Two NSCN-U militants, ‘capt’ Atovi and ‘sgt maj’ Pukheto, and two NSCN-IM militants, ‘pvt’ Thachan Tangkhul and Y. Tangkhul, are killed during an internecine clash between the two outfits at Tenyiphe-I near St. Joseph’s School along the road towards Khopanalla in Dimapur.

January 14: Three senior cadres of the NSCN-K were shot dead and another cadre was abducted by the rival NSCN-IM militants in a hideout at Mingkong in Mokokchung District, for their alleged involvement in extortion.

2007

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
1
February 16
Phek
3
0
2
March 13
Mon
3
0
3
March 18
Dimapur
3
0
4
May 28
Phek
5
1
5
March 25
Mon
4
0
6
April 15
Zunheboto
6
1
7
June 12
Wokha
4
1
8
August 18
Tuensang
3
0
9
September 8
Kohima
5
0
10
October 3
Kohima
4
0
11
November 1
Tuensang
4
0
Total
44
3

November 1: Four NSCN-K cadres are killed in an ambush by the rival NSCN-IM militants at Old Hospital Colony near Khuthur in the Tuensang district.

October 3: Four NSCN-IM militants, Kevetso Kezo, Avoyi Puro, Vechikho and Kuzhongoyi Puro, are killed when militants of the rival NSCN-K outfit opened fire at AG Colony in the capital Kohima.

September 8: Five NSCN-IM militants are shot dead by suspected KLA cadres at an unspecified place between Jotsoma and Khonoma in the Kohima District.

August 18: Three NSCN-IM cadres are lynched to death by civilians in the Tuensang district. Three militants were arrested for extorting money from vehicle owners as well as for assaulting one police personnel. Later, people in the area entered the police station and started assaulting the arrested militants, who subsequently succumbed to their injuries.

June 12: Cadres of the NSCN-IM killed four cadres of the rival NSCN-K faction, identified as Zaremo, P. Chamo Lotha, Anthony and Chenithiing, at Mekokla village in the Wokha district. One more cadre, identified as Thechamo Lotha, sustained injuries in the incident.

May 28: Three non-accordist Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) cadres, identified as Mugulhu, Zeveta and Khrusavoyi, and two unidentified cadres of the NSCN-IM are killed in a factional clash at Khutsokhuno village in the Phek district. Another unidentified NSCN-IM cadre sustained injuries in the clash.

April 15: Six NSCN-K cadres are killed during a factional clash with the NSCN-IM in the Zunheboto district. Three of the slain NSCN-K cadres were identified as Yenito Sumi of Hoshepu village, Hukugha Sumi of Tsuruhu village and Koza Chakhesang. One civilian is injured during the incident.

March 25: In a factional clash, cadres of the NSCN-K claimed to have shot dead four NSCN-IM cadres at Namsai in the Mon district.

March 18: Three NSCN-K cadres are abducted and shot dead by the rival NSCN-IM cadres in the Kher Mahal area of Dimapur district.

March 13: Three NSCN-IM cadres, including its Naginimora Town ‘commander’ Mampai Konyak, second in command Longtik Phom and Ameth Konyak, a bodyguard, are killed by the rival NSCN-K cadres in the Mon district.

February 16: Three militants belonging to the NNC are killed in an ambush by suspected NSCN-IM militants at Pfutsero town in the Phek district.

2006

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
1
January 8
Mon
3
0
2
April 15
Mon
3
5
3
September 5
Phek
3
NS
4
September 20
Peren
5
0
5
October 9
Zunheboto
8
10
6
October 27
Zunheboto
3
0
7
December 1
Peren
3
1
Total
28
16

December 1: Four militants are killed during internecine clashes between cadres of the NSCN-IM and the rival Khaplang faction at Inbung and Ahthibung in the Peren district and Zungti village in the Zunheboto district. NSCN-K sources said that its cadres attacked a camp of the IM faction at Inbung killing three of their cadres. One NSCN-K cadre is injured in the incident.

October 27: Three persons are killed following the factional clash between NSCN-K and NSCN-IM at Amiphoto in the Zunheboto town.

October 9: At least eight NSCN-K cadres are killed and 10 others sustain injuries when rival NSCN -IM militants attack their mobile camp at Shoixe village in the Zunheboto district.

September 20: Five NSCN-IM cadres are killed in a factional clash with rival cadres of the NSCN-K at Old Chalkot village in the Peren district.

September 5: Three NSCN-IM cadres are killed and several others wounded when a combined force of the NNC and the NSCN-K attack a NSCN-IM camp in the Phek district.

April 15: In a factional clash, two NSCN-IM cadres and one from the NSCN-K are killed at Hongphoi village in the Mon district. Four more militants and a civilian are wounded in the clash.

January 8: Three militants of the NSCN-IM and the rival Khaplang faction NSCN-K are killed in internecine clashes at the Nokyan village in Mon District.

2005

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
1
March 24
Zunheboto
10
NS
2
March 29
Tuensang
4
0
Total
14
0

March 29: The NSCN-IM kills four cadres of the NSCN-K during an internecine clash at Yakor village in the Tuensang District.

March 24: At least 10 people are killed and several others sustain injuries during clashes between the two rival NSCN factions in the Surohuto village of Zunheboto District.

2004

Sl. No.
Date
District
Killed
Injured
1
October 2
Dimapur
26
100
2
November 16
Tuensang
3
0
Total
29
100

November 16: Three militants, terrorists including one National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) cadre and two cadres of the rival National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) outfit, were killed in a factional clash near Yakor village under Tuensang District.

October 2: Twenty-six people, including women and children, are killed and over a 100 are injured in two powerful bomb blasts triggered by unidentified terrorists in Dimapur.

 

 

 

 

 
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