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Violence escalates in India's northeast after forces mistakenly fire on civilians -officials

Dec 06 2021

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) -Protesters threw stones and set fire to areas around a camp belonging to Indian forces in the remote northeast, with one civilian shot dead in renewed violence a day after 14 people were killed by defence forces, officials said. | Video

Mourners put wreaths on coffins of Indians mistakenly killed by security forces

Dec 06 2021

GUWAHATI, India Indians outraged by the security forces' mistaken killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland state held funeral rites for the dead on Monday amid intense security and sporadic internet outages aimed at damping unrest in the remote northeastern region.

Indians mistakenly killed by security forces to receive last rites

Dec 06 2021

GUWAHATI, India Dec 6 Funeral rites will be held on Monday for 15 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian forces in the northeastern border state of Nagaland, amid intense security and sporadic internet outages aimed at damping fresh unrest in the remote region.

Medical supplies to Indian state disrupted after border clashes

Aug 02 2021

NEW DELHI Movement of essential medical supplies into a small northeastern Indian state reeling under a wave of COVID-19 infections has been disrupted days after deadly clashes on its border with neighbouring Assam state, officials said on Monday.

Six police, one civilian killed in clashes between two Indian states

Jul 26 2021

GUWAHATI, India At least seven people, including six police officers, were killed and more than 70 hurt on Monday in clashes between two Indian states, a senior politician said, as a weeks-long territorial dispute in the country's northeast turned deadly.

Lightning strike may have killed 18 wild elephants in India, officials say

May 14 2021

GUWAHATI A herd of eighteen wild Asiatic elephants were found dead in India's eastern state of Assam, possibly because of a massive lightning strike, local officials said on Friday.

Quake of magnitude 6 strikes India's Assam, damages some buildings

Apr 28 2021

GUWAHATI, India An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck India's rugged northeastern state of Assam on Wednesday, causing cracks in the walls and floors of some structures, but no immediate casualties were reported. | Video

India halts deportation of 16-year-old Rohingya girl to Myanmar

Apr 02 2021

NEW DELHI Indian authorities halted the deportation of a 16-year-old Rohingya Muslim girl to Myanmar at the last minute on Friday, saying they had not been able to contact officials caught up in the coup over the border.

India moves to deport Rohingya girl to Myanmar, draws criticism

Apr 01 2021

NEW DELHI A 14-year-old Rohingya Muslim girl has been taken to a border town in northeastern India for deportation to Myanmar, police officials said on Thursday, as the U.N. refugee agency and rights groups pressed New Delhi to halt the process.

Indian border state withdraws order barring shelter for those fleeing Myanmar

Mar 30 2021

NEW DELHI An Indian border state has withdrawn an order to refuse food and shelter to people from Myanmar fleeing bloodshed, two officials told Reuters on Tuesday, after the measure drew fierce public criticism.

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