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Militant killed in encounter

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with combined forces of Manipur police commandos and 34 Assam Rifles between Moijing and Ningombam in Thoubal district, official sources said.

india Updated: Nov 12, 2009 12:03 IST

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with combined forces of Manipur police commandos and 34 Assam Rifles between Moijing and Ningombam in Thoubal district, official sources said on Thursday.

The combined forces were patrolling the Moijing area last night when some unknown armed militants fired at the forces. The security personnel retuned the fire and the militant was killed on the spot.

The other militants fled and one 9mm pistol was recovered from the spot, the sources said.