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Manipur: Police deny charges of security forces collaborating with insurgent groups in Moreh

Imphal, January 21: Manipur Police rejected the allegations by Kuki organisation that security forces collaborated with insurgent groups in Moreh town where incidents of violence were reported recently. Moreh is a town bordering Myanmar and it has been alleged by the state government that miscreants from the neighbouring country are fomenting trouble in the northeastern state. "The allegation of the Committee on Tribal Unity (COTU) and the Kuki Inpi Manipur regarding collaborations with valley-based insurgent groups and Meitei militants disguised as security force personnel in Moreh is not true. The...
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Commando units in Moreh to be relocated amid millitant attack on forces, says Manipur security advisor

Imphal, January 19: The present locations of the three state police commando units in Moreh town were unsuitable, making them vulnerable targets, Manipur government's security advisor Kuldiep Singh said. In the wake of Wednesday's militant attack on the forces, it has been decided to relocate these three commando units to other areas of the town located near the Myanmar border, he said. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, Singh said that an intelligence report had earlier warned of assaults by insurgents, including 'reinforcements from Burma'. However, there was no...
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Police officer shot dead by militants in Manipur’s Moreh

Imphal, October 31: A sub-divisional police officer was killed on Tuesday after being shot at by suspected tribal militants at Moreh in Manipur's Tengnoupal district, police said. Moreh SDPO Chingtham Anand received a bullet injury after the group of insurgents fired on policemen when they were inspecting the newly constructed helipad at Eastern ground in the border town dominated by Kuki-Zo community people, a senior officer said. The SDPO was taken to a primary health centre in Moreh where he succumbed to his injury, the police officer said. An operation...
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1 shot dead, another injured in Manipur’s Moreh

Imphal, January 23: A person was shot dead and another injured in Moreh town at the India-Myanmar border in Manipur's Tengnoupal district on Saturday morning, police said.The incident happened near the Forest Gate in ward number 9 of the border town, they said.Some persons, who are yet to be identified, opened fire at a motor workshop, killing one person at the spot and injuring another, police said.The injured person is undergoing treatment at the Moreh Hospital, they said.Police are yet to arrest those behind the incident and a search operation...
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