Manipur: Two Tamils shot dead at Tamu

Moreh, July 05 2022: At least two Tamils were shot dead by unknown assailants in Tamu town, Myanmar today at around 11 am.

The assailants reportedly came on a two wheeler and fired towards the two Tamils who went to Tamu for some work.

The deceased have been identified as P Mohan (28), s/o late Perumal from Moreh Ward no 2 and M Iyarnar (35), s/o Murga from Moreh Ward no 4 and their corpses have been deposited at Tamu Hospital.

At the time of filing this report, a number of Moreh denizens were waiting for the Myanmar authority to hand over the corpses at Moreh Ward no 2 Sunrise Ground while CSOs in the border town filed a missing report to Moreh police.

As per sources, P Mohan, an auto driver was the breadwinner of his family and he was married only two weeks back while M Iyarnar was a trader.

Denouncing the murder, shops, hotels and other establishments at the border town were closed today.

The motive of the attack is not yet established.

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