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Footballer, 2 others dead in Manipur violence

At least 3 persons including a footballer Paolianmang (23) died and more than 20 others sustained injury when a mob clashed with police in a remote area of Churachandpur in Manipur on Monday.

The clash took place when the police team resorted to firing to disperse the mob who set on fire several houses hours after the assembly cleared three bills much to the utter anger of a section of hills people.

The injured have been rushed to the hospital. Details are awaited.     

 

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