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Tension in Manipur village following gunfight

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:35

Imphal: Tension prevailed at Khamason village in Manipur`s Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar following a gunfight between two groups over a piece of land.

The police said that two groups - one led by the chairman of the village authority and other by the chief of the village - exchanged fire over the ownership of the land yesterday.

Police forces from district headquarters and nearby places rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

The police said that no one was injured in the incident and all the guns used by the two groups were licenced. No one has been arrested yet.

Police forces remained deployed at the hilly village to prevent any untoward incident while attempts were being made by some village leaders to arrive at an amicable solution by involving the two groups in talks.


First Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:35
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