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122 Christians buried amid violence in Manipur

Two mass burials have taken place in Manipur, north east India, as 122 Christian victims of the religious and ethnic violence in that state were laid to rest.

Iain Taylor

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The solemn event resulted from a directive from the Indian Supreme Court, instructing Manipur state government to oversee respectful and dignified burials for those killed in the ongoing violence between the mainly Hindu Meitei tribe and those from the Kuki-Zo tribe, who are predominantly Christian.