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Four Kuki militants killed in encounter in Manipur

PTI  Imphal, September 08, 2009
First Published: 15:51 IST(8/9/2009) | Last Updated: 20:13 IST(8/9/2009)
Four militants of the Kuki Liberation Army (KLA) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Manipur's interior Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar, official sources said on Tuesday.


Personnel of 12th Maratha Light Infantry patrolling Mokot hilly area were fired upon by the Kuki militants at around 7:00 PM on Monday night.

In the ensuing encounter, four Kuki militants were killed, while some managed to escaped.

Over 300 persons, including militants, have so far been killed in militancy-related incidents in Manipur this year.

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