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Tension still runs high between UNC supporters and Valley base civil society organization: 5 vehicles burnt at 3 different incident

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Imphal, Dec 19: Tension still runs high among the supporters of UNC imposing economic blockade in the National Highways and those imposing counter blockade against the UNC at valley area with more vehicles targeted and burnt at three different incidents today.
Report reaching here said that 2 Imphal bound vehicles – a Bolero bearing registration number MN01K 5285 and a Swift Car were vandalized and burnt by unidentified persons suspected to be counter blockade supporters at Seijang area under Lamlai Police station at around 4.30 am today. Yesterday, a total of 22 Ukhrul bound vehicles including Police vehicles were burnt by an irate mob enforcing economic blockade along the Imphal Ukhrul road.  Our reporter who rushed the spot found both the Bolero and Swift vehicle cinder into ashes. Report culled from the area said that some counter blockade supporters stopped the two vehicles which were coming toward Imphal from Ukhrul side and after calling down all the occupants the unidentified persons burnt the two vehicles. Those occupants were forced to return back towards Ukhrul, the report said.
On the other hand volunteers of UNC today burnt down three vehicles in two separate incident. The first incident took place at Tadubi area. Report reaching said that a truck loaded with iron was set ablaze by the  UNC volunteers late yesterday night. Later at around the same timing one passenger bus bearing registration number MN 01 1668 and a Tata Sumo vehicle MN05A 5481 in between Taphou and Senapati.
Following the news about the burning of the bus at Senapati, large number of people at Sekmai area came out in the street and check for tribal passengers. However, no untoward incident is reported till the filling of this story.

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