Militant shot dead in Imphal

A militant was shot dead by the security forces in Manipur, while a grenade was hurled at the residence of an official, but it did not explode.

Imphal: A militant was shot dead by the
security forces in Manipur, while a grenade was hurled at the residence of an official, but it did not explode.

The militant, Y Ranbir, was shot dead during an
encounter with police commandos and Assam rifles in interior Thoubal district yesterday, police sources said.

In a separate incident, unidentified militants hurled a powerful grenade at the residence of horticulture director A
Asan at Nagaram area last evening, but it did not explode, the
sources said.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility.

PTI

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