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People’s Liberation Army, Manipur Naga People’s Front claim responsibility for Manipur ambush

Colonel Viplav Tripathi, Commanding Officer of the 46 Assam Rifles, his wife and 8-year-old son, along with 4 soldiers were killed in an ambush carried out by the militant groups.

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Imphal: Two proscribed militant organisations claimed responsibility for the ambush on an Assam Rifles team, in which seven people including a commander and his family members were killed, in Manipur on Saturday.

In a joint statement, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF) claimed that they have carried out the attack on the paramilitary force at Sehkan village in Churachandpur district.

Colonel Viplav Tripathi, the Commanding Officer of Khuga Battalion of Assam Rifles, his wife and 8 year old son, besides 4 personnel of the force were killed in the attack.

Also read: Assam Rifles Commanding Officer, wife, son, 4 soldiers killed in ambush by militants in Manipur


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