Unrest Manipur : Mob burn down a church in Imphal, police used tear gas on bandh supporters

From Hemanta Kumar Nath/GNN-Liberia Correspondent In Manipur

mapuGuwahati, December 20 : Violence continues in North Eastern Indian state Manipur as mob torched a church in Imphal East district.

According to the reports, a mob burn down a church at Pangei Nepali Basti, Imphal East on Monday night.

On December 18 and December 19, angry protesters torched at least 30 vehicles including several passenger buses in different places of the state.

On the other hand, police used tear gas on bandh supporters in imphal on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, following reports from the SP of Thoubal police that the situation is volatile, the District Magistrate of Thoubal district has imposed prohibitory orders under CrPC 144 with effect from Tuesday until further others.

On the other hand, heavily armed militants suspected to be cadres of KNF (N) had fired several blank rounds of bullets at around 11 am at Maphou dam Kabui Khul area, under Lamlai police station, which panicked the locals though there is no report of any casualty.

On the other hand, mobile internet services were snapped till December 25 in Imphal East and Imphal West district.

Meanwhile, Nagaland based student organisation Naga Students Federation had imposed indefinite economic blockade on all Manipur bound vehicles.

In a statement sending to media, the student organization had declared indefinite blockade on all Manipur bound vehicles.

The student organization accused to the Manipur government for present crisis in Manipur and said that the blockade will not be lifted till the assurance for safety of Nagas in Manipur.

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