gun attack

1. Naoremthong residents staged a sit-in protest after an alleged gun attack on laborers.
2. The incident, on May 18, has stirred anger and fear within the community.
3. Locals are demanding justice and assurance of safety after the unsettling incident.

Imphal, May 21: Residents of Naoremthong in Imphal West took to the streets in a sit-in protest yesterday following an alleged gun attack on laborers in their community.

The incident, which occurred on the night of May 18, has sparked outrage and fear among locals.

Organized by the Khullem Leikai Meira Club, Uripok Apunba Lup, and Uripok Nupi Apunba Lup, the protest aimed to denounce the violence that occurred within their residential area.

Samom Dhurba, the general secretary of Uripok Apunba Lup, condemned the attack during the protest, urging armed individuals to refrain from instigating violence in residential neighborhoods.

Reports indicate that unidentified armed miscreants opened fire on laborers, resulting in one fatality and leaving two others injured.

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The tragic incident has left the community shaken, with concerns over safety and security escalating.

In a separate demonstration, residents also protested against another alleged gun attack targeting Kakchingtabam Hotel.

Orchestrated by the Kakching Lamkhai Welfare Board, the protest highlighted mounting apprehension and distress caused by such acts of violence.

A spokesperson for the protesters demanded transparency and accountability from those responsible for the attacks.

The community seeks answers and reassurance regarding the motives behind these assaults, emphasizing the need for swift action and justice.