Ultra killed IMPHAL, Oct 30 An unidentified militant has been killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles personnel in Manipurs Chandel district bordering Myanmar today.
Official sources said personnel of 29th Assam Rifles raided Sitakhul area under Tengnoupal police station, about 98 kms south-east of here, yesterday following reports that some militants were roaming in the area. As they stepped up search operation in the hilly area, some militants opened fire at them, sources said adding that in the ensuing encounter a militant was killed.
One lethod gun and three bombs were recovered from the spot, sources said adding that some others reportedly escaped towards thick hilly area. The body has been sent to district hospital for post mortem.
Over 310 persons including civilians and militants were so far killed in militancy-related crimes in Manipur this year. PTI