GUWAHATI: The commanding officer of 46 Assam Rifles, Col Viplab Tripathi, his wife, son and three personnel of the quick reaction team were killed in an ambush by suspected Manipur terrorist group, People’s Liberation Army in the state’s Churanchandpur district near the India-Myanmar border this morning.
An official source said that terrorists attacked the convoy carrying the CO security personnel at S Sehken village, Singngat sub-division. The CO and his family were returning from one of an AR posts on the international border.
Strongly condemn the cowardly attack on a convoy of 46 AR which has reportedly killed few personnel including the C… https://t.co/ganL0halSz
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) 1636794350000
Manipur chief minister Biren Singh tweeted, “Strongly condemn the cowardly attack on a convoy of 46 AR which has reportedly killed few personnel including the CO & his family at CCpur today. The State forces & Para military are already on their job to track down the militants. The perpetrators will be brought to justice.”