Incident Summary:

06/05/2018: Assailants attacked an Assam Rifles camp in Lempong Shingha, 15 kilometers from Mon, Nagaland, India. At least two security personnel were injured in the attack. The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Lempong Shingha

Location Details:
The incident occurred about 15 kilometers from Mon.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Assam Rifles (AR)
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Grenade launchers and firearms were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Search Operations Continue After Joint Ambush by Militants in Nagaland,", June 18, 2018.
"NSCN-K militants attack Assam Rifles camp in Nagaland, one jawan injured," IBNS, June 5, 2018.
"Army Major Among 2 Personnel Injured in Nagaland Militant Attack,", June 5, 2018.