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One militant killed in encounter in Manipur

india Updated: Apr 06, 2009 10:52 IST

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security personnel in Manipur’s Bishenpur district, police said on Monday.A joint team of police commandos and army personnel raided Keinou area yesterday following reports of militant presence in the area, sources said.

Militants fired at the security personnel, resulting in a gun battle in which one militant was killed. One AK 56 rifle and some rounds of ammunition were found from the spot.The body has been sent to the Regional Institute of Medical Science and Hospital here for post mortem, sources added.Over 130 persons have been killed so far in separate militancy-related incidents in Manipur this year.