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Massive encounter in manipur: 7 rebels killed

Altogether 7 UNLF rebels were killed in a pre-dawn encounter with security forces in Manipur on Sunday. According to information, the encounter took place between a group of heavily armed militants and Assam Rifles jawans near village Sanapat in Imphal East district. An Assam Rifles column were launching a joint operation as they came under attack from the rebels armed with automatic weapons. This has forced the Assam Rifles jawans to retaliate leaving these rebels killed on the spot. A huge cache of explosives and weapons, including rifles, carbines, and small arms, was recovered from their possession.

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