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Seven militants killed in Manipur

Seven militants have been killed in separate encounters with security forces in two districts of Manipur on Saturday, official sources said.

india Updated: Nov 22, 2008 11:09 IST

Seven militants were killed in separate encounters with security forces in two districts of Manipur on Saturday, official sources said.

A combined team of police commandos and Maratha Light Infantry personnel gunned down two militants at Mayang Imphal Charoibung area in Imphal West district in the wee hours.

In another incident, police commandos and Assam Rifles personel of 23rd battalion during a combing operation shot dead three militants at Lamlia area in Imphal East district at dawn, the sources said.

In another encounter, two militants were killed by security personnel at 8 am at Leimapan area in Imphal East district.

The sources said two 9 mm pistols and one M-16 rifle were found from Mayang Imphal and Lamlia areas respectively.