Officer shot by militants in Manipur, dies in hospital

A Manipur government official was shot at by unidentified militants at his house in interior district of Bishenpur, police said Monday.

Imphal: A Manipur government official was shot at by unidentified militants at his house in interior district of Bishenpur, police said Monday.

N Sarat Singh (55), an agriculture officer of Bishenpur district, was shot at by militants in his house at Oinam area late last night. Singh was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, they said.

The matter will be investigated to ascertain the reason behind the killing, they said.
Local residents strongly protested the incident and appealed to the militants not to kill any person for money or for any other reason.

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