IE cops carry out search ops

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Oct 13 : Imphal East district commando personnel carried out area domination at K Henjang village and its surrounding area today in connection with yesterday morning's firing incident at B Gamnom village.
The indiscriminate firing by unknown armed miscreants during the funeral service of two suspected KNLA cadres who were gunned down during an operation by security forces on October 9, killed village chief of NP Kholen and two others who were attending the funeral service.
Imphal East commando teams are said to be stationed in the area since yesterday evening and had carried out cordon search operations and area domination at B Gamnom and its surrounding villages as well.
Dead bodies of NP Kholen village chief Paolal Kipgen (51), Jamkholam Khongsai (68) of Saichang Village and Lalminthang (9), son of Seiminthang of B Gamnom village have been kept at JNIMS morgue for post mortem from yesterday night.
On the other hand, a 2 year old Master Zoel @ Lalmingum, son of Seiminthang of B Gamnom village who was critically injured in the firing incident is presently undergoing treatment at the JNIMS ICU ward.