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29 militants lay down arms in Manipur

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 21:14

Imphal: Altogether 29 militants of
different outfits on Wednesday laid down arms before authorities in
The militants surrendered before the General Officer
Commanding (GOC) 57 Mountain Division Maj Gen Binoy Poonen and
ADGP V Zathang of Manipur Police, a Defence release said.

The surrendered militants include 13 of NSCN and two
cadres of United National Liberation Front, the release said.

Speaking on the occasion, Poonen and Zathang welcomed
the surrendered militants who wanted to join the national
About 80 different types of arms including pistols with
several rounds of ammunition were also handed over to the
authorities by the surrendered militants, the statement added.


First Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 21:14
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