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Manipur: Protesters block Imphal-bound trucks carrying essential goods, one Manipur Police commando killed

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Imphal, May 11: Yet again security scenario in Manipur worsened on Thursday after incidents of sporadic violence were reported from various parts of the state.

According to reports, incidents of violence broke out in several parts of Manipur just when situation in the state seemed to be limping back to normal.

On Thursday, protestors in large numbers took to the streets in Kangpokpi district of Manipur to block Imphal-bound trucks carrying essential goods.

According to sources, the trucks which were blocked by the protestors at Kangpokpi district in Manipur, came to the state from Dimapur in Nagaland with essential goods.

Sources said protestors burnt tyres and logs at nearly 10 locations along the National Highway 2 to block the trucks in Kangpokpi district of Manipur.

One Manipur Police Commando was killed and three others received bullet injuries during a fierce gun fight that broke out on Thursday morning between the security forces and suspected militants.

The injured security personnel have been sent to various hospitals of the state as the situation in Manipur continues to remain tense.

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