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Manipur burnt again… curfew imposed after arson in Imphal, army called

Violence erupted once again in Manipur.

Violence erupted once again in Manipur.

Manipur Violence: Violence has again broken out in Imphal, the capital of Manipur. After 18 days in Manipur, several houses were set ablaze by miscreants on Monday in the New Lambulain area of ​​capital Imphal. After this, in view of the administrative situation, curfew has also been imposed in these areas. Along with this, internet has also been banned here till May 26. After several days of peace in the violence-affected city, clashes between the two communities were again witnessed on Monday afternoon.

In this regard, the Indian Army said that in response to inputs of a possible clash on the outskirts of Manipur’s capital Imphal this morning, columns of the Army and Assam Rifles moved in time and brought the situation under control. Went. With this, 3 suspects were arrested and 2 weapons were recovered. The army has said that the situation is peaceful at the moment.

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Incidents of violence took place in Manipur on May 3 following rallies taken out to protest against the demand for the inclusion of the Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribes (ST). This was followed by violence between tribal and non-tribal communities in several cities of the state. Houses were set on fire and shops were ransacked. Properties were damaged and hundreds were shifted to safer places. After this, taking action, the government had banned internet services and Section 144 was also implemented in the violence affected areas. Along with this, curfew was imposed in many parts of the state. Not only this, in view of the ever-increasing violence, the government even issued shoot-at-sight orders to the rioters.

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