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Army launches anti-insurgency operation in Manipur

Imphal, Feb. 4 (UNI): The 57 Mountain Division has launched ‘Operation Dragnet’ to sanitise Churachandpur district specially National Highway 150, Parbung and Thanlon areas, of militant activities.

Governor S S Sidhu, had also made an aerial survey of the places and assured posting of civil and police officials in all the sub-divisions of the district. 57 Mountain Division’s GOC Maj Gen G G Dwivedi, also visited the villages. Civil administration had been restored and more than 63 IEDs, allegedly planted by the militants, were removed so far. District Deputy Commissioner K Sinhahas asked all officials to attend office regularly. Functioning of offices had been affected due to a stir by four students’ bodies, demanding regular power supply and implementation of agreements reached earlier with the government to increase the pace of development in the distric