IMPHAL, December 20: The proscribed UNLF has claimed that atleast ten personnel of the 17 Assam Rifles were injured during a well-planned ambush laid by cadres of the MPA at Nambasi village under Kasom Khullen sub-division of Ukhrul district around 10am.
According to a statement of the outfit signed by Ksh Yoheiba, senior publicity officer, a fighting patrol team of the MPA laid Claymore mines along the route where personnel of 17 AR were on patrol duty yesterday morning.
During the ambush, numerous AR personnel were injured, the statement added.
It has further claimed the ambush on a convoy of the 36 AR on November 15 at Old Samtal area which had injured numerous AR personnel, the statement added.
The party will continue to attack the Indian army, the release added.