Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister Okaram Ibobi narrowly escaped during a firing by suspected terrorists on Monday.
The firing took place when he stepped out of the helicopter and was being greeted by government officials at the Ukhrul helipad.
A jawan of the Manipur Rifles was injured in this incident. The attack comes days after Ibobi claimed that the law and order situation in Manipur has improved dramatically.
Following this incident the Chief Minister cancelled his programme and returned to the state capital where he called an emergency meeting of cabinet, sources said.