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Two auto drivers from Manipur's border town Moreh shot dead in Myanmar

The members of All Moreh Auto Owners and Drivers’ Welfare Association staged a protest against the killing of two auto drivers at Myanmar border town Tamu.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 5 Jul 2022, 2:22 pm

Representational Image (Photo: Pixabay)
Representational Image (Photo: Pixabay)

Two auto rickshaw drivers from Moreh were reportedly shot dead by armed miscreants at Tamu Ward No 10 near Buddhist Temple in Myanmar at around 12.30 pm on Tuesday.

Both the deceased are Tamil residents and identified as one M Iyanar, 28, son of (L) Murga of Moreh,  Ward No IV, Phaicham Veng and one L Mohon, 27, son of (L) Perumal of Moreh Ward No II Gamnom Veng.

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The bodies have been transferred to Tamu Hospital. The identity of the killers and the motive behind the crime are yet to be ascertained. 

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Condemning the incident, members of All Moreh Auto Owners and Drivers’ Welfare Association, Moreh ceased work for a day and demonstrated a protest at sunrise ground, Moreh Ward No V.

A protest meet was also carried out by leaders of all communities at Tamil Sangam. 

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First published:5 Jul 2022, 1:48 pm

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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