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Oil tanker truck drivers sustain bullet injury in militants attack at NH-2 of Kangpokpi area

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Imphal, April 30: Three oil tanker drivers who were on their way towards Dimapur were seriously wounded after armed miscreants fired upon towards them at NH -2 in between Changoubung and Kangpokpi at around 5.40 am today.
The injured divers have been identified as Raju Karki of a diesel tanker bearing MN-03-0911. He sustained bullet injury at his arm and around 6-7 rounds of bullets hit his vehicle. The other two drivers have been identified as T.B Singh of a diesel tanker vehicle bearing registration number AS-01-DD-4718 and Chandra of petrol tanker vehicle bearing registration number MN-01-8327. The tanker vehicles  were also damage after the gunshot hit at various part of the body.
Hearing the news of the attack on oil tanker police team under the supervision of Lupheng Kailun, IGP (Zone-II) & IGP(AP/Ops) rushed the site and immediately conducted search operation in and around the area.
The search operation was conducted after cordoning the Changoubung and Kangpokpi area by combine CDO team of I/E. I/W, Thoubal and Bishnupur.
So far no report of any unwanted incident has been reported till the filling of this report.
Mention may be that today’s incident took place after the state police have claimed to crackdown a gang associated with non signatory organisations KCP (Lalheiba) and KNF ( N ) on April 21 who has been involved in various extortion related crimes including April 18 firing at two oil tankers at Kangpokpi .
On April 18 two oil tankers, petrol and a diesel carrier were shot and leaked by suspected militants at Kangpokpi area along the Imphal-Dimapur highway while on January 24 an attack also took place along the National Highway 37, Imphal-Jiribam highway, where one oil loaded truck ferrying towards Imphal was hit by bullets at Awangkhul under Noney police under Tamenglong district. The oil tanker was hit by four bullets, in which its front tyre got punctured including damaged on the driver’s shield.
Till the filing of this news report the combined police commando team continue the search operation, however there were no report of any arrest made.

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