Security tightened in Manipur

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Imphal, Jan 25 (PTI) Security measures have been tightenedin view of tomorrow''s Republic Day celebrations in Manipurbeing boycotted by various insurgent outfits, official sourcessaid today.

Police and para-military forces were deployed at allvulnerable places.

Militants had earlier exploded two powerful bombs lastweek to protest the Republic Day celebrations.

Some insurgent organisations, including Manipur People''sLiberation Front (MPLF), formed by three insurgent outfits --United National Liberation Front, People''s Revolutionary Partyof Kangleipak and Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup- have called ageneral strike tomorrow and a boycott call for thecelebrations, the sources said. PTI TP

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