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Manipur: Fresh violence breaks out in Imphal, two houses set on fire

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Recent violence broke out in Manipur’s Imphal West district the place a minimum of two homes had been set on fireplace and several other rounds of bullets had been fired, police mentioned on Thursday.

The incident occurred in New Keithelmanbi in Patsoi police station space round 10 pm on Wednesday, they mentioned.

After the assault, the accused fled the spot, triggering pressure within the space, they added.

Safety forces and fireplace companies personnel introduced the blaze underneath management, police mentioned.

A mob of Meitei girls who gathered within the space following the incident was prevented by the safety forces from continuing additional, they mentioned.

Further safety has been deployed and the scenario is underneath management, police mentioned.

Greater than 180 individuals misplaced their lives and several other tons of had been injured for the reason that ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur on Might 3, after a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organised within the hill districts to protest in opposition to the Meitei neighborhood’s demand for Scheduled Tribe standing.

Meiteis account for about 53 per cent of Manipur’s inhabitants and stay largely within the Imphal Valley. Tribals — Nagas and Kukis — represent little over 40 per cent and reside within the hill districts.

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