Thursday, June 4, 2015

Indian Army's Administrative Convoy Ambushed In Manipur, 20 Fatal

Administrative convoy of Indian Army's battalion 6 Dogra/ 26 Sect/ IGAR South (Inspector General Assam Rifles) was ambushed at approximately 0800 hr on 04 Jun 15, while deinducting from COB (Company operating Base) - turnover of unit in Moltuk valley (118 kms from Imphal). ROP (Road opening party) was in place. 

Leading vehicle was attacked with RPGs and gunfire. Initial inputs indicate 20 fatal and 17 non-fatal cases.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Condemns Attack on Army Personnel in Manipur 

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has condemned the attack on the Army personnel in Manipur today and assured that those who have committed this cowardly act will be brought to book. He said the Army will continue to work towards bringing peace and normalcy to the State. The Minister has conveyed his deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the brave Army men who lost their lives today. 

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