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34 including 5 police personnel injured in the Mayang Imphal violence Featured

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Imphal, 12 April 2016 : 34 persons are injured in the violence that occurred at Mayang Imphal areas during Mayai Lambi bandh called against the death of two persons who were allegedly involved in the vehicle theft on April 7. 9 houses were also burnt in which Manipur Fire Service saved 8 houses from being completely burnt. Scuffles due to misunderstanding between the bandh supporters and the those who tried to stop vandalisation of vehicles led to the tension at Mayang Imphal Konchak. A jewellery shop and a house were also ransacked. Police had to resort to firing tear gas shells and bullets in the air to disperse the infuriated locals. Deputy Commissioner, Imphal West N Geoffrey and top police official rushed on the spot at around 2:30 in the afternoon and put the situation under control. Meanwhile, the authority has imposed indefinite curfew in Wangoi Sub-Division of Imphal West from 1 in the afternoon until further order.

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