IMPHAL: Life was paralysed by a 24-hour bandh in the Indo-Myanmar border town of Moreh in Chandel district of Manipur today to protest against the killing of a woman by suspected militants.
All business establishments, markets, offices and educational institutions were closed. Vechicles were also not plying in the town, police said.
A large number of Manipur police personnel has been deployed to prevent any untoward incident, they said.
The bandh which started from 8 pm last night was called by the Meetei Council Moreh.
The 49-year-old woman, identified as A Shanti, was killed when two suspected militants who came on a bike fired indiscriminately on the civilians of the area yesterday.