NSCN (K) Chairman Khaplang is no more

NSCN(K) Chairman SS Khaplang died at Takka in Myanmar. He passed away at around 8.05 pm.

He is reported to have died of Diabetic stroke after many treatments for months. Source also added that SS Brig. Peyong will take over charge for the outfit.

S S Khaplang is a Hemi Naga from Myanmar and is based in Myanmar, where the outfit maintains several camps. Starting 1988, the outfit has engaged in a bitter factional warfare with the NSCN-IM.

Khaplang is without a doubt one of the most influential leaders amongst the Naga militants.