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Manipur Violence: Fresh Violence In Bishnupur Kills At Least 3 From Meitei Community, Several Kuki Houses Burnt

This lastest round of violence came two days after 17 people were injured in clashes that erupted between armed forces and the Meitei community protesters in Manipur's Bishnupur district on Thursday. The authorities of Imphal East and Imphal West withdrew curfew relaxations announced earlier.

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In a latest  development from the ethnic-clashes hit northeastern state of  Manipur, at least three people have died in fresh incidents of violence in Bishnupur district late on Friday. According to the officials, the deceased are reportedly from the Meitei community in Kwakta area.Besides the killings, the fresh incidents of killings also includedburning of several houses of the Kuki community.

This lastest round of violence came two days after 17 people were injured in clashes that erupted between armed forces and the Meitei community protesters in Manipur's Bishnupur district on Thursday.

Following the incident, the authorities of Imphal East and Imphal West withdrew curfew relaxations announced earlier to manitain law and order in the area.The day curfew also got reimposed as a precautionary measure.

Armed forces and the Manipur Police fired tear gas shells to disperse the protesters in the Kangvai and Phougakchao areas of the district.

According to the details, the incident happened while the Meitei women were attempting to cross a barricaded zone in the district. They were halted by the Assam Rifles and the Rapid Action Force (RAF), thus leading to stone-pelting and clashes between the community and armed forces.

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