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13 Civilians killed in firing incident in Nagaland's Mon, CM appeals for peace

In a tragic incident, nearly 13 civilians were killed in a firing incident in Mon district of Nagaland.

13 Civilians killed in firing incident in Nagalands Mon, CM appeals for peace
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In a tragic incident, nearly 13 civilians were killed in a firing incident in Mon district of Nagaland. The incident took place last night, Superintendent of Police Imnalensa confirmed, adding that an investigation is underway to ascertain whether the incident was a case of mistaken identity. Condemning the incident, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said that a high-level Special Investigative Team will probe it.

He also appealed for peace from all sections of society. Deputy Chief Minister Yanthungo Patton promised that justice will be delivered. "Oting's (Mon) disturbing and tragic incident in which civilians were killed will be thoroughly investigated and justice will be served. Condolences to the bereaved families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured. In the wake of the tragedy, I urge peace from everyone!" he tweeted.

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