Nagaland villagers raid India troops' camp over civilian massacre

Violence widens in India's northeast Nagaland state after government troops kill more than a dozen coal miners in botched ambush

India, Nagaland State

12/6/2021 2:17:00 AM

Violence widens in India 's northeast Nagaland state after government troops kill more than a dozen coal miners in botched ambush

Angry villagers burn army vehicles in protest after more than a dozen unarmed coal miners were killed by soldiers in India 's remote northeast region.

Protesters have thrown stones and set fire to army trucks and areas around a camp belonging to Indian troops in the remote northeast, with one civilian shot dead in renewed violence a day after 14 people were killed by troops.On Sunday, civilians launched protests against the government in the Mon district of northeastern Nagaland state, where the 14 tribal coal miners were killed.

"There is a mob outside which is pelting stones," a security official who did not want to be named told Reuters news agency from the camp, which was surrounded by protesters."One civilian was shot dead and two more injured in firing by Assam Rifles a short while ago in Mon town," Noklem Konyak, president of the Konyak Students Union, told Reuters by telephone.

Konyak is the dominant tribe in Mon district.Indian military and government officials were not immediately available to comment on the latest killing.

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