Sunday, May 19, 2024


North East

Manipur: Abandoned houses, school burnt by mob led by women

IMPHAL, JULY 24: 24: At least 10 abandoned houses and one school were burnt by armed miscreants at Torbung Bazaar area in Churachandpur district bordering Bishnupur district, police said on Monday. The mob, led by hundreds of women who purportedly acted as human shields, fired several rounds and locally made bombs during the attack on Saturday evening, police said. The institute is Children Treasure High School located at Torbung Bazaar. "We hesitated to return fire when we saw the attackers approaching as the mob was led by hundreds of women....