Indian forces wrongfully killed exactly 14 citizens, 1 soldier in Nagaland State.
Dec, 05 (PNB NEWS). Indian soldiers’ unpredictable firing in the remote area left 14 civilians and one security officer accidentally killed on Sunday.
The CM, Neiphiu Rio, told the media that an investigation would be launched and that those guilty of the irresponsible act would face consequences.
The shooting injured at least a dozen civilians as well as some security officers, govt and military said on Sunday.
Tribals in Nagaland have repeatedly accused soldiers of targeting innocent locals during operations against rebel groups.
The National Socialist Council of Nagaland is a Naga nationalist separatist organization that operated mostly in Northeast India.
Indian Home Minister expressed “grief” after learning that civilians were killed in the tragedy late Saturday night.