IMPHAL.August 25: One suspected militants was killed by the CDOs Thoubal during an encounter at Wangjing Tengtha near YK colleges this evening around 9 pm,
Police source said the encounter occurred this evening while the CDOs were launching frisking Wangjing Tentha area following credible information about movement of armed militants in the area.
The source further said an encounter ensued between the CDO team and some armed militants during which one militant was killed.
Police have recovered one 9 mm pistol and one Chinese made hand-grenade.
In the meantime, a hand grenade hurled at the residence of propitiator of the Everest Tile Factory located at Kakching Mayai Leikai by unknown suspected militants under Kakching police station late last night.
The owner of the Everest Tile Factory is identified as Naorem Suratkumar 38 yrs son of N Ibomcha.
Police source said that the bomb was suspected to be hurled yesterday night and it was retrieved this morning from the residence of Ibomcha following a complaint..