IMPHAL, March 16 - Protesters trying to impose a strike along the Imphal-Moreh route damaged a police vehicle while a 40-year-old woman was injured after being hit by a tear gas shell today at Samaram in Thoubal district, police said.
The injured was rushed to the district hospital for treatment.
The police vehicle was vandalised after security personnel tried to disperse a mob trying to enforce the strike, but was confronted by angry protesters prompting the police to fire rubber bullets and lob tear gas shells.
The strike was being imposed by locals of Samaram area in connection with the death of a woman, whose body was recovered on February 26 last, the police said. � PTI