Escalating Violence in Manipur Prompts Airlifting of Injured Security Personnel


In a recent surge of violence in Manipur, security personnel have suffered injuries in attacks orchestrated by militants. The aftermath of an attack on Tuesday (January 02) in Moreh witnessed four Manipur police commandos and a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel airlifted to Imphal for urgent medical attention.

Injured Personnel Admitted to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences

The wounded security personnel, including Maibam Thoiba, Chabungbam Herojit, Kamei Gaohemlung, Mangsatabam Premkumar, and Rabindra Singh, are now receiving treatment at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal, Manipur.

RPG Attack Raises Security Concerns

The violence unfolded when militants attacked a patrolling team in Moreh with RPGs, injuring five security personnel. Among the injured, four Manipur police commandos and a BSF personnel were caught in the crossfire on January 02.

The tense situation in Manipur escalated further when a firing incident in Thoubal district led to at least four reported fatalities on January 01. Additionally, fourteen individuals sustained injuries, with most in critical condition, as armed miscreants indiscriminately fired upon civilians in Lilong Chingjao.

Security Measures and Indefinite Curfew Implemented

In response to the sudden surge in violence, an indefinite curfew has been enforced across all valley districts in Manipur. Heightened security measures have been implemented, with additional forces deployed to sensitive locations to maintain law and order.

The recent violence in Manipur has prompted urgent measures, with injured security personnel being airlifted for medical treatment. The RPG attack and firing incident have heightened concerns, leading to the imposition of an indefinite curfew. Stay updated on this developing situation.



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