Militants shot down two Congress workers

March 17th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI  

Khundrakpam (Manipur), Mar 17 (ANI): Two Congress workers were shot down allegedly by the proscribed militant outfit of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) on Tuesday.
The incident occurred at 10.30 a.m. in the morning at Chingkhu Sambrei mamang Ching in Imphal.
The victims were identified as Mohindro Singh (Khundrakpam Development Committee President) and L. Ibomcha Singh (a Congress worker).
According to police officials, the two were allegedly abducted by two armed militants on Monday evening at 6.30 p.m. from their respective residences.
The militants shot down on their thighs and let them on Chingkhu Sambrei Mamang Ching at 10.30 a. m. on Tuesday.
MPCC President Gaikhangam and other Congress leaders visited the injured victims at the Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) Hospital surgical ward to pay their solidarity to the victims.
Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Gaikhangam has shown serious concern over the situation and said the State Government was taking serious note of it.
He also said that the militant outfits have been trying to propagate a fear amongst the congress workers due to the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. (ANI)

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