Video: Manipur CM N Biren Singh’s Security Convoy Attacked By Armed Militants In Kangpokpi; 1 Cop Injured

Video: Manipur CM N Biren Singh’s Security Convoy Attacked By Armed Militants In Kangpokpi; 1 Cop Injured

As per preliminary reports, one security personnel sustained injuries during the militant attack.

Rahul MUpdated: Monday, June 10, 2024, 04:28 PM IST
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A team of advanced security personnel tasked with ensuring the safety of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh during his visit to Jiribam tomorrow was ambushed by armed militants near T Laijang in Kangpokpi district at around 10:30 am on Monday.

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As per preliminary reports, one security personnel sustained injuries during the militant attack. The injured has been identified as 32-year-old Moirangthem Ajesh, a resident of Bishnupur’s Thanga Ngaram Leikai. He received a bullet injury on the back of his right shoulder.

A joint operation team of police commandos and Assam Rifles is currently underway to retaliate and secure the area. 

Singh, set to visit Jiribam tomorrow, had dispatched the advance team today to assess the safety and security situation in the region. However, it was interrupted by the ambush near Kotlen along National Highway 37.

600 people from Jiribam in Manipur take shelter in Assam's Cachar

Meanwhile, nearly 600 people from Manipur's Jiribam area are now taking shelter in Assam's Cachar district following fresh violence reported in Jiribam district, Assam Police official said.

The Cachar district police has increased security along border areas by deploying adequate numbers of security personnel, and commandos as it shares the border with Manipur's Jiribam.

The district administration imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in Manipur's Jiribam district citing a likelihood of imminent danger to human lives and properties due to the 'unlawful activities of some anti-social elements', an official order said on June 6.

As per the order issued by the District Magistrate, due to the present prevailing situation, all the DLOs of Jiribam district are directed to keep vigil and safeguard respective government offices/properties to avoid any losses of important government properties and documents.

Further, it is also informed that section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 has been enforced vide this office order dated June 6, 2024.

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