Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, September 09 2011:
Atleast five loaded trucks have been set on fire by supporters of Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee at Keithelmanbi area on NH-39 at around 8.20 pm today.
It is informed that the five ill-fated trucks, out of a total of about 12, were coming towards Imphal with a convoy of para-military force when agitation supporters, mostly women, stopped the vehicles, confronted the security forces and then managed to set on fire five of the civil trucks.
It is also informed that about 40 of the arsonists, mostly women, were hurt in crackdown by the security personnel.
At the time of filing this report the other vehicles are still at the same location.