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North East

BSF jawan injured in gun attack in Manipur

Imphal, February 17: A BSF jawan was injured in a gun attack in Manipur's Kakching district on Saturday, an official said. Injured head constable Som Dutt, 45, is from Himachal Pradesh, the official said. Dutt suffered injuries on his left shoulder when he was hit by a bullet at Sugnu village. He was admitted to a private hospital, he said. 'There have been consistent attacks by armed men for the last three days at Sugnu. On Friday night, they fired from the hill slopes using medium machine guns,' the official...
North East

3 dead, 16 injured as speeding milk tanker ploughs into crowd in Sikkim

Gangtok, February 11: Three persons were killed and 16 injured when a speeding milk tanker ploughed into a crowd at Ranipool in Gangtok district, police said on Sunday. A crowd had gathered at the mela ground Ranipool, about 11 km from here, to play tombola when the speeding milk tanker ploughed into them around 7:30 pm on Saturday, the police said. The driver of the tanker has been arrested, they said. All the injured persons were rushed to Central Referral Hospital where doctors declared two persons were brought dead and...
North East

Manipur: Assam Rifles’ soldier injured diffusing improvised bomb

Imphal, May 12: A soldier from the Assam Rifles was injured while diffusing an improvised bomb in Saitan village in Manipur’s Bishnupur district Friday morning, about 60 km south of Imphal, officials said. A defence spokesperson said that the crude bomb was locally fabricated and the soldier who was trying to diffuse it did not suffer major injuries. A day before, a policeman was killed and four others injured when suspected militants opened fire at them near Tera Khongfangbi also in Bishnupur district. Since then police and army personnel had...

No data on people injured, killed by vigilante groups, mobs or crowds in country: Govt

NEW DELHI, December 15: No separate data on people killed or injured by vigilante groups, mobs or crowds is maintained by the NCRB, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. In response to a question, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said the government, through audio-visual media, has generated public awareness to curb the menace of mob lynching. The government has also sensitised service providers to take steps to check the propagation of false news and rumours having potential to incite mob violence and lynching, Rai said. He said...
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