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Unidentified gunmen shot militant leader in Manipur

PTI  Imphal, August 05, 2009
First Published: 12:54 IST(5/8/2009) | Last Updated: 12:56 IST(5/8/2009)

A top leader of militant outfit KYKL-Military Defence Force, the Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup's breakaway faction, has been shot at by unidentified people in Manipur's Ukhrul district.

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According to police, KYKL-MDF commander-in-chief S Rishikanta was shot at on Tuesday by unidentified people at Latayang area in the district.

He was found lying in serious condition by villagers who rushed to a nearby jungle after hearing gunshots.

Some student leaders of the area then brought the ultra to Imphal and admitted him to a hospital, police said.

Rishikanta along with some cadets recently broke away from KYKL and formed KYKL-MDF recently.


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