AR man killed in encounter
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, January 03 2017:
One Assam Rifles personnel was killed in an encounter with suspected militants at Khunthak village of Kasom Khullen sub-division, Kamjong district last morning.
Troops of 27 AR were going on foot for an operation when they were attacked by militants who opened indiscriminate fire at around 10.30 am.
The AR troops too retaliated.
The encounter left one AR personnel and another man dead.
The slain AR personnel has been identified as Bhupal Singh (42).The civilian victim was already identified as Athari Samson (54) s/o Athari Koba.
The corpses have been handed over to concerned authorities after post mortem at RIMS today.