One person was killed and another person injured in protests that erupted in the Mon district following the killing of 13 civilians on Saturday.

Nagaland Home commissioner Abhijit Sinha confirmed the death of one person and injury to another. The “situation is under control,” Sinha told EastMojo.

Following a ban on internet services and bulk SMS, the administration also imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in Mon.

Earlier today, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-NSCN-has strongly condemned the killing of 13 civilians at the hands of Assam Rifles and called December 4 a ‘Black day for the Nagas’.

“The fact that the ubiquitous Indian security forces (have) brought about (a) toxic storm of bloody dust in Nagalim is not a new thing but a repeat of the past to suppress the legitimate Naga political movement. The Indian security forces will never be able to wash its hands off, smeared with the blood of innocent Nagas no matter how it come(s) out with a nonsensical statement which is linked to credible intelligence reports of movement of insurgents,” the NSCN said in a statement issued to the press.

The cold-blooded killings of 13 people has been condemned by all political parties, civil society organisations and civilians. The state president of the BJP Nagaland unit called it a ‘genocide’ while Rahul Gandhi called the incident ‘heart wrenching’. The Nagaland government has appointed a 5-member SIT to probe into the killings. The

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