IMPHAL, Mar 10 (NNN): Two lathods were fired at a railway construction site in Tamenglong district late last night. Reports said suspected tribal based militants attacked a railway tunnel near Maraching which is in the vicinity of Tupul. The two lathods exploded damaging a truck that was parked nearby. The sources then said the personnel of 6th IRB posted there returned fire and thereafter ensued the gunbattle for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, the superintendent of police (SP) Tamenglong inspected the site today.
Mentionably, the militants had attacked the area three times earlier.