Manipur: One Police Commando Wounded in Gun Attack at Rengpang, Noney

Imphal, June 09, 2021: At least one commando of the State police sustained injury in a gun attack launched by unknown gunmen at Rengpang, Noney on National Highway-37 at around 4 this evening.

According to information from a reliable source, the attack was carried out by miscreants armed with sophisticated weapons targeting a group of commandos of Khabeisoi Special Commando Unit coming in one Mahindra Rakshak and Maruti Gypsy at a place about 200 metres from Rengpang powerhouse.

The attack was carried out shortly after DIG Themthing Ngasangva left the area after inspecting certain construction work.

The injured person has been identified as Thokchom Sachi.

He has been admitted at a nearby health centre.

It is reported that Sachi sustained an injury on his left abdomen.

The source further said that the cops were on their return journey after carrying out their duty related to the DIG visit.

The Rakhsak bore 7 bullet holes while the Gypsy has two holes.

It is said that an additional commando team has been sent to the area.

The RNSO has condemned the attack and appealed to all not to repeat such an act in future.