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2 killed in Arunachal police firing

2 killed in Arunachal police firing

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Authorities in the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh have ordered a magisterial inquiry after two people died in police firing.
Six others were injured when police fired on protestors demanding the release of an anti-dam activist in the border town of Tawang.
Peace meetings are being held in the area to restore calm. The Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh lies on the Tibetan border and is claimed in part by China. Police said they opened fire after they were attacked by protesters who tried to enter a police station in an attempt to free activist Lobsang Gyatso, who is also a monk, on Monday.
Reports say Gyatso, who leads a movement against a hydro power project in the state, was arrested twice last month - once for “disturbing peace” during an anti-dam protest, and the second time for allegedly making “disparaging” comments against the abbot of the local monastery.