Reports suggest that a convoy of 6 Dogra regiment of the 26 Sector of IGAR South (Imphal) was ambushed at around 8AM today. The incident took place while de-inducting from COB (turnover of unit) near Moltuk village. was in place. Leading
According to initial reports, the road opening party (ROP) was in place and the leading vehicle was attacked with RPGs and gunfire.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar condemned the attack and said, “Army will continue to work towards bringing peace and normalcy to the state of Manipur.”
PM Modi also condemned the attack and tweeted
10 army personnel have been killed in the ambush which includes one Junior Commissioned Officer, seven other ranks, one Signal constable and one Army Service Corps Driver. Apart from this 12 others have sustained injuries. No group has claimed responsibility of the attack so far.