Three soldiers of Assam Rifles have been killed while six others are left injured in a deadly ambush on the Army unit near the Myanmar boder in Chandel district south of Imphal in Manipur.
The ambush took place late on Wednesday night at a location 100 km south of Imphal near the Myanmar border in Sajik Tampak in Chandel district.
BREAKING: 3 Assam Rifles soldiers killed, several injured in an ambush last night at 100 km south of Imphal near Myanmar border. On Jul 29, unit had launched area domination patrol in Khongtal. At 1845, when ADP was returning, insurgents detonated an IED & opened small-arms fire.— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) July 30, 2020
On July 29, the Assam Rifles personnel had launched an area domination patrol in Khongtal when the patrol team was returning, insurgents detonated an IED and opened fire.
Around 6 jawans have sustained minor injuries and have been shifted to a military hospital in Leimakhong in Imphal West District.