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Tripura bans mobile-based internet services

IANS  |  Agartala 

The government has stopped to curb "unauthenticated information, visuals and photographs" following police firing on Tuesday in which six tribal youths, agitating against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, officials said on Wednesday.

"The curbs, enforced on late Tuesday, would continue until 3 pm on Thursday afternoon," a official said.

The notification issued by the quoting the of Police said: "Incidents of rioting and arson have occurred in some areas under station and photographs of such incidents are being uploaded in which may generate and order situation in the entire state."

of Police (Law and Order) said: "Some tribal youths while demonstrating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill turned violent at Madhab Bari in western on Tuesday. Police, State Rifles (TSR) and CRPF troopers after being unable to control the mob, opened fire injuring six tribal youths, two of them seriously."

A security personel was also injured following an attack by agitators, who also burnt down at least 20 shops in the area.



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 17:48 IST