3 militants shot dead, 2 nabbed in Manipur

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Imphal, Oct 7: At least three militants were killed and two nabbed in two separate incidents by the Manipur police. Police here today said a joint team of Imphal East police commandos and troops of 32 Assam Rifles launched an operation at Imphal East yesterday and shot dead two suspected People's United Liberation Front (PULF) cadres.

The bodies were kept at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences for indentification, police said adding that one AK 56 rifle, one magazine, five live rounds, one 9 mm pistol and a magazine with four rounds were recovered.

In yet another incident, one suspected ultra was shot dead by the security escorts of Lamphel MLA N G Bijoy here last night.

The Imphal West District Police Commandos had also apprehended a cadre of People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) yesterday.

Imphal West Superintendent of Police Clay Khongsai said the militant identified as Boicha had got basic military training at Mingda in Myanmar.

Meanwhile, troops of 4 Assam Rifles launched operation at Kongba Huiren Leikai, Imphal East and nabbed a cadre of United National Liberation Front (UNLF).


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