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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.

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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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