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Counter Blockade intensifies

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Imphal, Dec 1: Counter Blockade were intensified in many parts of the valley as protest against the ongoing Economic Blockade called by UNC from November 1 along National Highway. Today Counter Blockade supporters stopped vehicles carrying goods and other items at Wahengbam Leikai, Khumbong, Bishnupur, Kakching and Khuyathong.  Goods  comprising of Rice, Vegetables and other materials were off loaded from the trucks and vandalized on the road.
Newspaper meant for Jiribam and Tamenglong were reportedly burnt in the morning  and also a  Tata Sumo torched at Khumbong  by Counter Blockade supporters at around 2:00pm. Police fired tear gas shells to disperse the mob. However no casualties were reported in the arson and the police action. As of the time of this reporting, the situation remains tense at Khumbong Bazar and additional police forces are now being deployed to control the situation.

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L B Devi December 1, 2016 - 4:45 pm

Inspite of counter blockade, it will be wise to vandalize the properties of UNC supporters. No mercy to this animals.


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