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Curfew lifted till 7 p.m. from Imphal East, except for Lamlong to Yaingangpokpi

As many as three state police personnel were killed in a militant ambush while 14 others got injured in the aftermath of the formation of seven new revenue districts.

Published: 21st December 2016 10:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st December 2016 01:20 PM   |  A+A-

Angry people set on fire vehicles in Imphal East district on Sunday in protest against the United Naga Council’s indefinite economic blockade. | Express Photo Service

By ANI

IMPHAL: Curfew has been lifted till 7 p.m. today from Imphal East, except for Lamlong to Yaingangpokpi, in the wake of violence following economic blockade on National Highways connecting the state.

As many as three state police personnel were killed in a militant ambush while 14 others got injured in the aftermath of the formation of seven new revenue districts by the state government.

Nine sophisticated weapons were also snatched by the militants after overpowering the Indian Reserve Battalion. More than 20 vehicles were set ablaze in different incidents.



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