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Manipur: Two CRPF personnel killed, four injured in attack by Kuki militants


) Two CRPF personnel were killed and four others injured in an attack by suspected Kuki militants in Manipur’s Naransena area, on Saturday.

Militants attacked CRPF personnel at 0045 hrs, reportedly firing at a village in Narayansena, under Moirang police station’s jurisdiction in Bishnupur District, police said.

The Kuki militants dropped bombs, fired towards B/128 Bn CRPF camp at Narayansena.

The explosion injured four personnel, including Insp/Gd Jadav Das, SI/GD N Sarkar, HC/GD Arup Saini, and CT/GD Aftab Hussain, while SI/GD N Sakar and HC/GD Arup Saini died.

All the injured were rushed to the hospital for treatment.

A combined force rushed into the area and conducted search operations. Three suspected Kuki militants were rounded up.

Kuki militants have started attacking various villages. A main bridge on the national highway was blasted earlier, cutting off the state from the rest of the country, and on Friday, heavily armed Kuki militants attacked villagers at various places.

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