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Five PLA militants killed in Manipur

Five militants of the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) were killed in an exchange of fire between NSCN-IM and PLA at Makan in Manipur's Kamjong district on Tuesday, police said.

Imphal: Five militants of the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) were killed in an exchange of fire between NSCN-IM and PLA at Makan in Manipur's Kamjong district on Tuesday, police said.

The incident took place at about 5.30 am near the Indo-Myanmar international border, 53 km away from Kasom Khullen police station, they said.

Details are awaited.