A convoy of a Commanding Officer of the Assam Rifles unit has been ambushed by terrorists in the Singhat sub-division of Manipur’s Churachandpur district as per multiple reports.
"Family members of the officer along with a quick reaction team were in the convoy. Casualties feared. Operations are still going on. Further details are awaited," sources in the Army ANI.
According to The Hindu, commanding Officer of 46 Assam Rifles Col Viplav Tripathi, his wife and son along with four other soldiers killed in the ambush.
Manipur-based People’s Liberation Army is suspected to be behind this attack although there is no confirmation on this yet.
This is a breaking news story, more details are awaited.