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North East

IRB jawan among 2 tribal men shot dead in Manipur; shutdown call in Kangpokpi district

Imphal, November 20: A security force personnel and his driver were shot dead by suspected members of the Imphal Valley-based terror groups in Kangpokpi district of Manipur on Monday, officials said here. The duo were travelling in a vehicle when suspected terror group members belonging to the state's majority community carried out an ambush between Haraothel and Kobsha villages, the officials said. One of the deceased was working with the India Reserve Battalion (IRB), the officials said. The incident took place in an area adjacent to the Singda dam, which...
North East

Police officer shot dead by militants in Manipur’s Moreh

Imphal, October 31: A sub-divisional police officer was killed on Tuesday after being shot at by suspected tribal militants at Moreh in Manipur's Tengnoupal district, police said. Moreh SDPO Chingtham Anand received a bullet injury after the group of insurgents fired on policemen when they were inspecting the newly constructed helipad at Eastern ground in the border town dominated by Kuki-Zo community people, a senior officer said. The SDPO was taken to a primary health centre in Moreh where he succumbed to his injury, the police officer said. An operation...
North East

3 Kuki-Zo tribals shot dead allegedly by terror groups in Manipur

Imphal, September 12: At least three tribals were gunned down by unidentified men in Manipur's Kangpokpi district on Tuesday morning, an official said. He said the ambush took place between Ireng and Karam Vaiphei villages in tribal-dominated Kanggui area. "The incident took place in the morning when unidentified men gunned down three civilians in an area between Ireng and Karam Vaiphei," the official said. Committee on Tribal Unity (COTU), a Kangpokpi-based civil society organisation, condemned the attack. "If the Union government is serious about its appeal for restoration of normalcy,...

Ecuador presidential candidate shot dead outside high school in Quito

QUITO, AUGUST 11: A presidential candidate in Ecuador who had been outspoken about the link between organised crime and Government officials was assassinated on Wednesday evening at a political rally in the capital, just days before voting begins in an election that has been dominated by concerns over drug-related violence. The candidate, Fernando Villavicencio, a former journalist, was gunned down outside a high school in Quito after speaking to young supporters. A suspect was killed in the melee that followed and 9 other people were shot, officials said. "When he...
North East

Woman shot dead at her home in Manipur

Imphal, July 16: A woman was shot dead and her face disfigured in Sawombung area of Manipur's Imphal East district on Saturday evening, officials said. The woman in her mid-50s was shot in her face at her residence by some armed men, they said. The gunmen also disfigured her face before fleeing, they added. The area has been cordoned off and Manipur Police personnel were carrying out searches and raiding some of the houses in the nearby locality. Statements of people around the incident area are being recorded, the officials...
North East

Businessman shot dead by suspected NSCN-KYA militants in Arunachal

Itanagar, October 10: Suspected NSCN-KYA militants gunned down a businessman in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh, police said on Monday. Atar Singh Sharma, the businessman, who hailed from Harayana, was shot dead by a group of NSCN-KYA militants from point blank range at around 5 PM on Sunday, Longding police station officer in-charge (OC) O Lego said. Police arrested a person in this connection and interrogation is going on to unearth the modus operandi of the killing, the OC said. Longding Deputy Commissioner Bani Lego while confirming the incident said...