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Three militants killed in Manipur encounter

Posted by Ramesh Khati on September 8, 2009

Imphal, Sept 7 (PTI) Three militants were today killed in an encounter with police commandos in Bishenpur district of Manipur, official sources said.

They said commandos, patrolling the Kumbi-Katha area about 45 Kms south of here, were fired upon by militants, triggering the encounter.

The commandos shot dead three militants of Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup- Military Defence Force, the sources said adding one M-16, one AK-56 and several rounds of ammunition were recovered.

The bodies have been sent to Regional Institute of Medical Science and Hospital here for post mortem, sources said.

Over 300 persons have so far been killed this year in militancy-related crimes in Manipur.


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