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Manipur: 3 Assam Rifles jawans killed, 6 injured in deadly ambush near Indo-Myanmar border

Three soldiers of Assam Rifles have been killed while six others are left injured in a deadly ambush on the Army unit near the Myanmar boder in Chandel district south of Imphal in Manipur.

The ambush took place late on Wednesday night at a location 100 km south of Imphal near the Myanmar border in Sajik Tampak in Chandel district.


The three jawans of 4 AR who attained martyrdom have been identified as No. 412160 Hav/GD Pranay Kalita, No. 5009574 Rfn/GD Ratan Salam and No. 5005839 Rfn/GD Methna Konyak.

They are being shifted to JNIMS mortuary at the time of filing of this story. The jawans who sustained minor injuries are being shifted to MH.

On July 29, the Army unit had launched an area domination patrol in Khongtal when the patrol team was returning, insurgents detonated an IED and opened fire.

Around 6 jawans have sustained minor injuries and have been shifted to a military hospital in Leimakhong in Imphal West District.

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