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Two CRPF personnels killed in ambush

Written by: Staff

Agartala, Oct 24 (UNI) Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed today by suspected National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) Biswamohan faction ultras, in Moniram Para in Tripura's Dhalai District.

According to police sources, the incident occurred when the CRPF jawans had left for Road Patrolling (ROP). When the group arrived at a secluded spot, the NLFT(BM) militants hurled grenades at them killing two jawans on the spot. While both the jawans were identified as riflemen, no further details were available.

There were, however, no casulties on the militant side, added the source. The militants retreated after the CRPF jawans retaliated, carrying away two AK47 series rifle with them.

Top police officials of Dhalai district along with CRPF officials rushed to the spot. The area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation has been launched to nab the militants.


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