Kuki militants opened fire in Bi Gmanom area of Kangpokpi district of Manipur. Five civilians died in this firing. In this attack, Kuki militants shot dead 5 civilians including the head of MP Khullen village and 1 minor boy. IG Lunseh Kipgen said that 5 people have been killed. 3 bodies have been recovered and search is on.
According to sources, the villagers had come to attend the cremation of the militants killed by the security forces in the encounter in the Mafau Dam area. At the same time, the attackers opened fire there. After the attack, many villagers have fled from the village due to fear. State and central forces have launched a massive search operation to nab the attackers. CM N Biren Singh has condemned the attack.