Four militants of Kuki National Front-President (KNF-P) were killed in an encounter with Assam Rifles personnel in Senapati District of Manipur on , official sources said.
Security personnel acting on a tip off surrounded the hilly Genlnel area, about 40 kms north of Imphal, and launched a massive search operation.
As the securitymen intensified the operation, suspected militants fire, the sources said adding that in the ensuing exchange of fire four KNF(P) militants were killed.
An army officer who sustained minor injuries in the incident was treated at army hospital at Leimakhong, the sources said.
One LMG, one M-16 rifle and several rounds of ammunition were recovered from the spot.
Bodies of the militants were handed over to district hospital for post mortem.