Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the attack on army personnel in Manipur as distressing and bowed down to each soldier who has sacrificed his life for the nation.
Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to express his grief.
“Today’s mindless attack in Manipur is very distressing. I bow to each and every soldier who has sacrificed his life for the Nation,” he tweeted.
At least 20 Army men were reportedly killed when unidentified militants ambushed an army convoy of the 6 Dogra Regiment in Manipur’s Chandel District.
According to reports, the convoy was on its way to Imphal from Motul on a road opening patrol as part of their daily routine, about 80 km from Imphal. The ambush occurred at around 8.30 am when the convoy reached a place between Paralong and Charong villages.