India - Amit Shah to give statement on Nagaland civilian killings today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement Monday on the firing incident in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed amid a botched anti-surgency operation, Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu said. This comes as Parliament witnessed a fiery session with several Opposition MPs calling for a discussion on the incident. The Rajya Sabha was also adjourned till noon amid the uproar.
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At least 14 civilians and one soldier were killed, and 11 others were injured by security forces in Nagaland 's Mon district in three consecutive firing incidents. It all started after eight innocent villagers were killed by security forces due to 'mistaken identity' during a botched anti-insurgency operation. The incident triggered protests by angry locals, leading to clashes with security forces.
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