Exchange of fire with militants in Manipur

Imphal: Heavy exchange of fire between security personnel and insurgents was reported from Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar, officials said on Thursday.

The 12th Assam Rifles, posted at Nambisa village, launched a manhunt in the adjacent villages following information that insurgents of banned People's Liberation Army had entered the state from across the border yesterday.

During operation, both sides exchanged fire, but there was no casualty, they said.