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Manipur: 5 PLA cadres arrested in Myanmar deported to India

Five cadres of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Manipur, who were arrested by Myanmar police at the Sagaing Region of northwestern Myanmar in August last year have been deported to

Five cadres of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Manipur, who were arrested by Myanmar police at the Sagaing Region of northwestern Myanmar in August last year have been deported to India.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Flight carrying the five landed at the Imphal airport earlier on Wednesday.

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The deportation comes within a month of the Churanchandpur ambush.

It may be recalled here that on November 13, Manipur witnessed one of the deadliest attacks in the recent past after the Commanding Officer of the 46 Assam Rifles Colonel Viplab Tripathi, his wife, six-year-old son and four other soldiers were killed in an ambush by valley-based PLA militants.
The incident had stirred nationwide condemnation.

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First Published: 16th December, 2021 9:31 IST

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