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Manipur: Assam Rifles apprehends PLA and KCP terrorists

The apprehended terrorists were handed over to Thoubal and Porompat Police Stations for further investigation.

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  • The two were apprehended days after an ambush near the Myanmar border in Manipur left five soldiers, including a colonel, his wife, and their eight-year-old son, dead on Saturday.

IMPHAL-   Phundrei and Mantripukhri Battalions of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (S) in joint operations with Manipur Police apprehended two cadres of terrorist groups PLA and KCP in two separate operations in Thoubal and Imphal East on 14 November.

Based on specific inputs, troops of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police launched these operations which led to the apprehensions. The KCP terrorist was involved in planting an IED at Khurai on 14 November.

The apprehended terrorists were handed over to Thoubal and Porompat Police Stations for further investigation.

The two were apprehended days after an ambush near the Myanmar border in Manipur left five soldiers, including a colonel, his wife, and their eight-year-old son, dead on Saturday.

The Revolutionary People’s Front, a group under which the People’s Liberation Army Manipur operates, jointly claimed responsibility for the ambush along with the Manipur Naga People’s Front.

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