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Five militants of banned People’s Liberation Army killed by NSCN-IM in Manipur

The militants were killed during a gunbattle against NSCN-IM members.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2017 19:39 IST
Militants are active in Manipur and incidents of encounter between groups as well with security forces occur at routine intervals.
Militants are active in Manipur and incidents of encounter between groups as well with security forces occur at routine intervals. (Reuters/Representative image)

Five militants of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) were killed in an exchange of fire between NSCN-IM and PLA at Makan in Manipur’s Kamjong district on Tuesday, police said.

The incident took place at about 5.30 am near the Indo-Myanmar international border, 53 km away from Kasom Khullen police station, they said.

Details are awaited.