Manipur: Militant killed in encounter
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Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 13:25
  
Imphal: A militant was killed in an encounter with security and police personnel in Imphal west district of Manipur, police said on Monday.

A combined team of police and Assam Rifles rushed to Canchipur area near Manipur university late last night and found two persons on a two-wheeler moving in a suspicious manner.

When asked to stop, the two fired upon the security men and in the ensuing encounter, one of them was killed and the second man escaped, the police said.

One 9mm pistol was recovered from the spot.

In another incident, a hardcore member of banned Kanlei Yawol Kann Lup (KYKL) identified as Moirangthem Oken (43) was arrested from Kumbi area in Bishenpur district last evening, the police said.

PTI


First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012, 13:25


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