Encounter: Seven Militants Killed in Manipur

Seven separatists were killed in a pre-dawn encounter with the paramilitary Assam Rifles near village Sanapat on the outskirts of Imphal, Manipur on Sunday, security personnel have recovered a haul of explosives and weapons from the slain insurgents, inform police officials.

Based on specific inputs, the troops were in the area for an anti-insurgency operation when they came under automatic weapon fire from the militants.

The ensuing encounter lasted nearly an hour during which the seven militants were killed. The police said that a few others may have escaped into the darkness.

The identity of the militants or the group they were aligned to is yet to be established.

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