Shoot at sight orders in Arunachal town

Shoot at sight orders were clamped on Namsai town after 500 non-Arunachalese set ablaze seven houses of the local people at New Mohong and Old Mohong villages, in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh last night.

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2010, 13:34 PM IST

Itanagar: Shoot at sight orders were
clamped on Namsai town after 500 non-Arunachalese set ablaze
seven houses of the local people at New Mohong and Old Mohong
villages, in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh last night.

Lohit deputy commissioner R K Sharma said on Monday that
the administration had issued a shoot-at-sight orders to
prevent further escalation of violence.

Prohibitory orders were also promulgated.
Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu today air dashed to
Namsai to take stock of the situation.

PTI