Orgs condemn June 28 ambush

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Dimapur, June 30: The United Sangtam Likhum Pumji (USLP), Yimchunger Tribal Council (YTC) and Eastern Sub-Sumi Hoho (ESSH) has condemned the attack on Assam Rifles Troopers on June 28 at Tukudeko Nallah, 6 kilometers away from Ngoromih, Kiphire where one of the jawans was injured in the attack.
The three tribal hohos appealed to all the Naga National Political Group’s to restrain from any type of violence arguing that the recent attack has shaken the foundation of hard earned peace in its jurisdiction.
A press communiqué jointly issued by the three bodies said that violence cannot be the policy of today’s generation, where every citizen yearns for peace and the three hohos shall not tolerate threats, intimidation and violence in its jurisdiction. It called upon the concerned faction to come to the negotiation table to resolve any interest or issues.
The communiqué further read that after many decades of conflict and bloodshed peace has become a reality in Eastern soil and Nagas in general and this cannot be underestimated by any faction.
“The remarkable declaration of Eastern Nagaland as Peace Zone by ENPO on December 18, 2018 cannot be compromised at any cost when peace has become the indispensable part of the Naga society. Therefore, the concerned faction is appealed to honour and respect the same to bring permanent peace for progress,” declared the three hohos.
PH: The Pochury Hoho has condemned the attack on 7 Assam Rifles on June 28 last between Akhegwo, Meluri Sub-Division, under Phek district, and Ngoromi, under Kiphire district near Kheyzuku stream where 1 Sepoy was injured.
Stating that such acts of violence and bloodshed in condemnable when Nagas are yearning for peaceful coexistence, the Pochury Hoho appealed to the responsible faction to shun violence and come to the negotiating table in order to resolve the long protracted Indo-Naga issue.
It also wished the injured a speedy recovery.
(Page News Service)