Gunfights in Manipur between armed groups continue; 2 killed, 4 injured

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Imphal: Fresh gun battle between Meetei/Meitei and Kuki-Zo armed groups continued in Manipur on Tuesday, claiming two lives and leaving four others injured in the fringes of Imphal East and Kangpokpi district.

According to reliable sources, one person in the Meitei armed group who sustained critical bullet injuries on the left abdomen and right armpit during an attack by rival Kuki armed group at Pukhao Shantipur in Imphal East, close to the border with Kuki-dominated Kangpokpi district, was brought to Raj Medicity for emergency treatment. However, he was declared dead upon reaching hospital in Imphal.

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