Gunfight between villagers reported from Manipur

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 11:34

Imphal: Three villagers were injured during a gunfight between inhabitants of two villages in interior Thoubal district of Manipur, official sources said on Friday.

The gunfight between the villagers of Sora and Leising Minou area was reported last night, the sources said.

A prominent villager of Leising Minou area, Korungthang who was chief of T Minou village was allegedly killed by some villagers of Sora last week following which some villagers of Sora had gone to Leising Minour, a part of T Minou, to compromise on the issue yesterday.

Due to some misunderstanding, there was gunfight between two villagers resulting in the injuries of three villagers, the sources said.

The police forces have rushed to the spot this morning.

Korungthang was the cousin of Chandel MLA D K Korungthang.

The legislator was camping there to prevent any untoward incident between the inhabitants of the two villages.

PTI




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