19th RIMS Massacre remembered

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IMPHAL, Jan 7: In the random firing from the barrel of CRPF personnel nine persons including a student was killed and one left injured on January 7, 1995, in the incident which became famous as the RIMS Massacre. The 19th anniversary of the incident was observed at the memorial site at RIMS Gate today.

MLA Uripok Nandakumar said that till now the accused CRPF personnel who fired randomly killing the innocent civilians including one student of RIMS, auto-rickshaw drivers, care-taker of RIMS Sulabh have not been punished. The shock of the incident is still in our heart and there is no relief in our mind. He added that the incident must not be repeated again ever.

The families of the victims paid tributes at the memorial site during the observation.

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