Two militants, jawan killed in Manipur

first_imgAn Assam Rifles jawan and two militants were killed in an encounter at Sajik Tampak in Chandel district of Manipur on Wednesday morning, the police said.Three other militants and two jawans also sustained injuries in the gun battle. Police and Assam Rifles teams have recovered one AK 47 rifle and 3 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from the spot. The jawans belonged to the 4 Assam Rifles regiment.M. Rajen, acting police superintendent of Chandel district said that combing operations are still going on in the area. Condemning the attack, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that the personnel had come to Manipur to protect the people. He assured that those responsible behind the attack would be made accountable.last_img

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