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Attack on CM is direct attack on the people, says Manipur CM after attack on his advance security team

First Published: 10th June, 2024 19:28 IST

1 civilian driver who was part of the convoy was injured in the attack and was admitted to a hospital in Imphal.

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has warned stern action against the perpetrators involved in the attack on his advance security team while it was on way to Jiribam to receive the CM.

1 civilian driver who was part of the convoy was injured in the attack and was admitted to a hospital in Imphal.

CM N Biren Singh rushed to the hospital and took stock of the health condition of the injured person.
Soon thereafter CM N Biren Singh briefing newspersons said, “This is very unfortunate and highly condemnable. It is a direct attack on the Chief Minister and it means (the attack is) directly on the people of the state. So state government has to do something. I will take a call of all my colleagues and we will take a decision.”

Worth mentioning, an advance vehicle party on its way to Jiribam to receive Chief Minister N Biren Singh was ambushed today along the Imphal-Jiribam road. As per reports, at least 1 civilian driver sustained critical injuries in the attack.

The convoy with security men were fired upon using automatic weaponsand the incident took place between Kotlen and Noney, top security officials said.

Chief Minister N Biren Singh who is in Delhi, is scheduled to reach Jiribam later tomorrow and the convoy was on its way to receive the Chief Minister.


The convoy was on its way to Jiribam to receive the Chief Minister who was supposed to land in the District to assess the situation in Jiribam that has been witnessing incidents of violence and arson over the past few days.

Watch also: Attack on CM, direct attack on people of state: Manipur CM N Biren on attack on his advance team

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