Published On : Thu, Jun 4th, 2015

Manipur Ambush: ULFA and NSCN claim responsibility for attack that caused 20 fatalities

The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and  Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) have claimed responsibility for the surprise attack on the 6th Dogra Regiment of the Indian Army earlier today. Manohar Parrikar condemned the attack on the Indian Armed Forces as he met with the NSA and Rajnath Singh to get an idea of what is being done to bring the criminals to justice.


Manohar Parrikar, the Defence Minister of India has criticized the attacks on the 6th Dogra Regiment where 20 Army Officers were killed and 16 Army personnel were injured including three critical injuries. Manohar Parrikar is in talks with the National Security Agency (NSA) and Rajnath Singh to oversee what is being done to find the perpetrators behind this cowardice.

Militants attacked an Army convoy in Imphal, Manipur killing 20 soldiers and injuring 16 other Army personnel in a dastardly attack. The attack occurred at 8:45 am in Chandel district about 50 km from Imphal according to a local police officer.

The 6th Dogra Regiment of the Army was attacked and a battle ensued which ended with the deaths of 20 Army officers while 16 other have been injured with three serious injuries. The injured officers were airlifted to the nearest army hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.