Student dies after clashes with police in Imphal, India

On July 8, one student died in clashes between police and students in Imphal, India, who were protesting for a law to restrict entry of outsiders into the state and protect indigenous people.

An indefinite curfew has been imposed on Imphal East and West districts in India.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the political tensions in this area. Heavily armed security personnel are in the problem areas, and educational institutions have been temporarily closed. Sitata reminds travellers to avoid all large public gatherings or demonstrations since these situations can escalate quickly and unexpectedly.

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