Manipur: One woman injured in fresh violence in Imphal
15 June, 2023 | Srijita Sen
Violence erupted in the Checkon area of Imphal East District in Manipur after miscreants set fire to two houses at different locations on Thursday afternoon.
Violence does not seem to cease in Manipur. Fresh tension has erupted in the Checkon area of Imphal East District after miscreants set fire to two houses at different locations on Thursday afternoon. The incident reportedly resulted in a heated confrontation between women and security forces.
The situation escalated when the women residing in the locality refused to grant passage to the security forces pass and engaged them in a verbal argument. As the situation worsened, members of the Rapid Action Force restored to firing gas shells in an attempt to disperse the crowd. The enraged mobs retaliated with stones.
One woman sustained a heady injury during the commotion and was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The fire brigade team also arrived at the scene and extinguished the flames. A combined team of security forces managed to gain control over the situation.