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Heavy exchange of fire in interior Manipur

Last Updated: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 10:42

Imphal: There was heavy exchange of fire between central para military forces and militants near the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur`s Ukhrul district but no casualty was reported, police said on Saturday.
The incident occurred when personnel of 44th Assam Rifles were attacked by the militants while patrolling Kamjong area yesterday.

The security force personnel returned the fire and the exchange lasted for several hours, the police said.

No casualty was sustained by the security personnel, the police said adding that the militants escaped through the nearby dense jungles.

First Published: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 10:42
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