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Six injured in police firing in Tripura, administration issues warning on media use

Agartala, Jan 8 (UNI) The Tripura government has issued warning against the transmission of messages and social media posts about the violence of protestors against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 on Madhav Bari area of Jirania here today that left at least 23 injured including six bullet injuries.
The protestors belonging to the tribal based INPT and IPFT allegedly blocked the National Highway since morning in support of the Northeast bandh called by NESO. According to police, they tried to persuade the protestors to clear the road but failed. Later, the police used tear gas and baton charge to remove the protesters but with no result.
“Finally, some protestors tried to burst an LPG cylinder when they failed to set the inter-state truck terminus on fire, after setting about 30 road side small shops ablaze. Police initially tried to prevent them but at last opened fire that left five persons injured. All of them are out of danger,” said a senior police officer.
Had the police not opened fire, a major causality would have occurred, he claimed.
INPT and Tribal Students Federation (TSF) leaders have separately condemned the incidents and alleged that it was a deliberate move of police to trigger communal clashes.
INPT alleged that police used bullet, targeting the youths and which is why two protestors received bullet shot in their chest and upper part of the spine.
“Altogether six persons have been injured by bullet and three of them are critical. At least 17 others have been also wounded in police attack. We demand impartial high level enquiry into the police firing on the protestors,” said an INPT leader, adding that the BJP government has failed to create amity between tribal and non-tribal people.
However, police said that the situation is now under control and adequate forces have been deployed to cease the tension. Additional home secretary, in an order, advised people to refrain from posting messages and photographs to prevent escalation of violence to different parts of the state.
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