Unidentified gunmen injure three minors

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Kohima, Dec 27 (UNI) Three minor siblings were injured when unknown miscreants fired indiscriminately in the Kangtsung village under Tuli subdivision at Mokokchung district of Nagaland.

Official sources said here today that altercations were on in the village between the supporters of Legislator Talinungsang Ao from the Tuli Assembly Constituency and aspiring candidate Imti Jamir since December 23.

In the show of strength, some unidentified gunmen fired indiscriminate gunshots early yesterday, injuring three children, who were shifted to the Jorhat Civil Hospital in Assam.

This was the second incident of firing at Kangtsung village. A person was killed in gun firing in the village about two months back.

The Nagaland Assembly election is scheduled for February. The Election Commission was yet to declare the scheduled dates. However, state Election department sources said the Election Commission was expected to declare the schedule by mid-January.


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