More than 20 (twenty) personnel of 6 Dogra including a civilian were reportedly killed In a fatal ambush launched by unknown underground group at a place between Paralong and Charong villages under Tengnoupal police station today morning at 7.45.
According to our Chandel reporter, the team of 6 Dogra Regiment was en route to Imphal when they were ambushed by unidentified insurgent outfit with RPG and powerful Improvised Explosive Device.
Confirming the dead of the military officers, it also said that the around 7 (seven) dead bodies were seen lying at the spot.
The exact toll of the dead is uncertain however, considering the nature of injury, the death toll might rise.
When contacted the Military hospital, Leimakhong it was informed that around 22 critically injured military personnel have been admitted for treatment.
So far none of the underground groups claimed responsible for the incident.