11 killed in two separate incidents in Manipur

February 24th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin  


Imphal, Feb 24 (ANI): At least 11 people including six suspected United National Liberation Front (UNLF) insurgents have been killed in two separate incidents in Manipur on Saturday.

Five other persons were shot dead by suspected Kuki militants in Senapati district of the state, officials have said.

The six suspected insurgents of the UNLF were killed in an encounter with the Assam Rifles personnel at a border village in Manipur’s Chandel district.

The incident occurred when the security personnel were raiding some suspected areas near the border pillar number 75, about 123 km south-east from here, sources said, adding that the bodies would be brought to Imphal for post mortem.

In another incident on Saturday, five persons who were travelling in a jeep were shot dead by suspected Kuki militants in interior Saikul village of Senapati district, sources said. (ANI)

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