Nagaland Firing: Curfew imposed in Mon District

Chaini Parwani –

Published on: December 06, 2021 at 18: 42 IST

A Curfew has been imposed in Nagaland’s Mon District pertaining Violence blown up in the District over the reported killings in Oting Village.

Further it is highlighted that one more civilian has been reported dead during the protest that was held in connection to the incident where 13 civilians and one soldier were killed.

In the unfortunate incident, Indian Security Forces opened fire on Civilians in the remote regions of the Nagaland, that borders Myanmar.

Further while mourning the loss, the Army stated that a probe is being conducted at the highest level and necessary action will be taken as per the course of law to determine the cause of the killings.

Furthermore, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio announced an emergency meeting to examine the situation and communicate further on the same.

CM Neiphiu Rio had also ordered a high-level Special Investigation Team (SIT) Investigation into the incident and directed to all sections of the society to maintain peace.

It was highlighted that the locals started protesting against the forces of wrongly targeting innocent Civilians of the region in their counter-insurgency operations against rebel Groups.

Furthermore, Kohima’s famous Hornbill Festival has been affected as the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has urged the tribes of the region to not participate in the ongoing Hornbill Festival.

It was also highlighted that seven tribes have withdrawn from the biggest Tourism Exhibition due to the unfortunate incident.

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