18-hour strike cripples normal life in Manipur

Normal life was affected in Manipur today because of an 18-hour general strike called by some major social organistions to protest against kidnapping of a businessman by suspected Naga militants.

18-hr strike from midnight tonight in Manipur

Some other social organisations supported the strike.

Two Naga militants arrested

Two Naga militants of the National
Socialist Council of NSCN-IM were arrested by security forces belonging to Red Shield division during a search operation in interior Tamei sub
division of Tamenglong district in Manipur.