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Two Assam Rifles personnel killed

Last Updated: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 19:42

Imphal: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and another was injured in an exchange of fire between two groups of para-military forces in Manipur`s interior Chandel district bordering Myanmar.

Personnel of the 28th Assam Rifles and 9th Assam Rifles battalions, who were separately patrolling Lokchao on the Imphal-Moreh national highway 39 at around 9 pm last night, "mistook" each others for militants and opened firing, police said today.

The details of the incident were awaited, they added.

First Published: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 19:42
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