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Manipur Army Jawan Injured in Militant Attack

Source: | Friday, February 3, 2017

February 02, 2017: An army jawan was injured in a hand grenade attack by suspected militants in Bishnupur district of Manipur on Wednesday.

Police on Thursday told the hand grenade was hurled yesterday by suspected militants from a speeding car while a team of 2 JK Light Infantry was on foot, patrolling near Nachou Lamkhai along the NH-150.

“The army personnel also opened fire on the car but the militants escaped,” the officer said.

The injured jawan, identified as MD Arshad, was rushed to Army Hospital at Leimakhong for treatment and he is reportedly out of danger.

In this regard, a case has been registered at Bishnupur police station.

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