This confirmation of the ASF outbreak comes as a result of a directive from the Manipur government's Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Department, and it was issued on Friday, October 13.
The clash between Phayeng and Singda villages witnessed intermittent firing, with initial reports mistakenly identifying the victim as a policeman, later clarified as a civilian found carrying a stolen rifle.
The confrontation occurred in the Kangchup area, while another exchange of gunfire in Serou, Kakching district, further added to the toll, prompting investigations into the causes of both clashes.
Prompt response from security forces and fire services personnel successfully quelled the flames that had engulfed the targeted houses.
The decision was taken due to considerable improvement of law and order situation in the district, it said, adding that there is also a need to relax the restriction to allow people to purchase essential items, including...
On Sunday, Clashes have broken out between armed groups and security forces at over half a dozen places across Manipur officials said.
Meanwhile, security forces, including RAF personnel, resorted to firing several rounds of tear gas shells to disperse protesters at Kwakeithel stretch, Singjamei, and Uripok in the Imphal West district.