The father of Rifleman Kathnei Konyak, who was killed in the Manipur attack on November 13, said he sent both of his sons to serve the nation, one returned and the other son will continue to do the same.
In the viral video, speaking at his son’s funeral in Nagaland’s Tizit, Kathnei’s father said, “I gave my two sons to make our country strong. Today one has returned. I have one more. Konyak brothers should continue serving the nation like him.”
On November 13, terrorists carried out an IED blast to ambush the convoy of 46 Assam Rifles Commanding Officer Colonel Viplav Tripathi and then fired at the vehicles in Churachandpur, Manipur.
The terrorist attack in Manipur claimed the lives of Colonel Tripathi, the Commanding Officer of Khuga Battalion of the Assam Rifles, his wife, son, and four personnel of the paramilitary force.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) and Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF), Manipur-based militant groups, claimed responsibility for the ambush attack in Manipur's Churachandpur district.