Assam Rifles Soldier Killed In IED Blast In Manipur

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Imphal: A jawan was killed and three others were injured when suspected militants ambushed an Assam Rifles party in Ukhrul district of Manipur on Thursday.

The ultras exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) at Kashungabout 11.15 am, police said. The deceased was identified as Havildar Rohit.

The three injured, who are yet to be identified, were airlifted by a helicopter to the Leimakhong Army Hospital in Imphal, they said.

A large number of central forces’ personnel and police commandos rushed to the area to conduct search operations.