Assam Rifles and militants exchange fire in Manipur
exchange of fire between personnel of Assam Rifles (AR)
and unidentified militants took place at old Somtal
village in Chandel District, bordering Myanmar on August
1, reports The Sentinel. Sources said that there
might be casualties on both sides during the encounter.
On receipt of intelligence reports that some insurgents
were sighted there, the Assam Rifles personnel launched
a search operation. The insurgents opened fire followed
by retaliation from the Assam Rifles side.