Manipur violence flares again,Dead four people

 Manipur violence flares again,Dead four people

Manipur Violence

Manipur violence: As violence mounted in Manipur on Saturday,Four people were shot dead in Manipur’s Churachandpur when security forces were carrying out evacuation of Meiteis in the area.Meanwhile, the IRS (Indian Revenue Service) Association said a tax assistant identified as Letminthang Haokip had been killed in Imphal. “No cause or ideology can justify the killing of an innocent public servant on duty,” they tweeted.

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This shooting in Churachandpur comes after days of fierce clashes between the state’s majority Meitei community and The Kuki tribe,which had also originated in the area on Wednesday.The shooting in the evacuation of Meiteis from the area.The march was organised in protest against the demand for inclusion of the state’s Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category, following an April 19 Manipur High Court directive.

A senior official from the central security forces also confirmed four people had died.More than 1,100 people from Manipur’s Jiribam district and surrounding areas have crossed the inter-state border to enter Assam’s Cachar district.Most of the migrants are from the Kuki community and they fear that their homes back in Manipur have been destroyed by the groups which attacked them on Thursday night when they fled to safety in Cachar.

Christian organisation across the country Friday appealed for calm amid the violence unfolding in Manipur between kuki – zomi and Meitei communities.Different groups has led to “conflicts violence, arson and loss of life.”and invited to all churches to join for prayer. On Sunday.

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