Shivasagar (Assam) [India], April 16 (ANI): At least one Assam Rifles personnel was injured after unidentified gunmen ambushed a vehicle of the security force at Namdang area in Margherita bordering Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, the officials said.

According to the officials, the injured personnel have been airlifted for treatment.

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"A vehicle-mounted patrol of three vehicles of Assam Rifles moving from Changlang towards Margherita was ambushed by unknown personnel near Namdhang at around 8:30 am on April 16," the officials said.

The officials further said that the troops retaliated and thwarted the ambush and in the process, one person sustained gunshot wounds.

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"The individual has been evacuated to Military Hospital Jorhat and his condition is stable," they added.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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