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Militant killed in encounter at the border

india Updated: Sep 27, 2009 10:44 IST

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An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with the security personnel at a place near border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, official sources said today.

Sources said Assam Rifles personnel of 31st battalion while patrolling near border pillar 80 were attacked by some militants yesterday.

In the ensuing encounter, an unidentified militant was killed, sources said adding that one lethod gun was recovered from the spot.

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