CM condemns Kwatha attack

IMPHAL, 19th May: Chief Minister N Biren strongly condemned the attack on Manipur Police commandos at Kwatha Lamkhai area along NH-2 in Tengnoupal district, which left four personnel injured. The CM expressed grief and anguish over injuries suffered by police and denounced the attack as an act of cowardice that should be condemned by every section of the society.

Biren further conveyed his sympathies to the families of the injured personnel and prayed for their speedy recovery. He also stressed that such attacks are acts of terrorism and appropriate action would be taken against the perpetrators. Meanwhile, Kwatha Nongpok Ningthou & Panthoibi Enat Thougal Lup also condemned triggering of an IED blast just 1.5 km away from Kwatha area.

The explosion has created fear psychosis and insecurity among the local people, a statement of Kwatha Nongpok Ningthou & Panthoibi Enat Thougal Lup president T Nanda Meitei said and appealed to all concerned to refrain from carrying out such violent activities in the interest of the public. He also appealed to all concerned to help in establishing peace and harmony in the area and support peaceful conduct of Nongpok Ningthou & Panthoibi Lai Haraoba festival.

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