Five Assam Rifles soldiers including the Commandant officer Colonel Viplav Tripathi with his wife Anuja Tripathi and his Six-year son among four soldiers killed a terrorist attack in Manipur.
Top political leaders condemned the attack on Assam Rifles in Manipur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted,” Strongly condemn the attack on the Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur. I pay homage to those soldiers and family members who have been martyred today. Their sacrifice will never be forgotten. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of sadness.”
Assam chief minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, ” Strongly condemn the attack on a convoy of 46 Assam Rifles in which the CO, his family and other brave soldiers were martyred in Manipur. I express my deepest condolence with the bereaved families and solidarity with the forces in their fight against terrorism.”
West Bengal CM Mamata tweeted, ” I strongly condemn the dastardly attack by militants on a convoy of 46 Assam Rifles in Manipur. It pains me to learn that we have lost five brave soldiers, including the CO & his family members. Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. The entire nation awaits justice!”
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tweeted, ” Strongly condemn the cowardly attack on Assam Rifles convoy in Churachandpur, #Manipur in which 5 brave personnel and two family members lost their lives. Salute their martyrdom and extend sincere condolences to the bereaved families.”
BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra tweeted, ” Strongly condemn the dastardly attack on Assam Rifles at CCpur in Manipur. Extremely saddened to learn about the martyrdom of CO and his wife. My sincere prayers with all the martyrs, may God heal the injured.”
Leader of the opposition Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge tweeted, ” The terrorist attack on the Assam Rifles Convoy in Manipur, which claimed the lives of 4 personnels, a commanding officer and his family is dastardly & cowardly. How many more soldiers should be martyred before the Govt wakes up?”