4 cops killed, 4 injured in Manipur terrorist attack

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Manipur: The body of one of the Manipur police personnel who was killed by suspected militants in gunfight in Manipur's Chandel district on Dec 15, 2016. (Photo: IANS)Four policemen were killed and four others injured of a road opening party, Manipur police when they terrorists attacked them at two different places in Chandel district on December 15.

The first ambush occurred at Lokchao, when the cops heading to Tengnoupal where CM O Ibobi Singh was to attend an inauguration ceremony held for the newly carved district of Tengnoupal, created from the Naga-dominated district of Chandel.

One police personnel was killed on spot, while three injured personnel later succumbed, said a police officer.

The second ambush took place at Bongyang area in the same district in which one personnel of the state forces was severely injured.

Of the deceased personnel, two have been identified as Md Ayub Khan and HC Ngarei Marring. In the second ambush that took place at Bongyang area in the same district, one personnel of the state forces was severely injured.