IMPHAL, Oct 11:A doctor of Ukhrul district Hospital suffered a bullet wound on the right arm after unidentified gunmen opened fire at his residential quarters last night.
According to a police report, the firing took place at around 9 pm yesterday injuring Dr Nelson, who stays at the quarter located just opposite to the Hospital.
After first aid at the district hospital Dr Nelson has been brought to Imphal for further treatment.
Our Ukhrul correspondent reports :
Strongly condemning the incident, doctors and staff of Ukhrul District Hospital held a meeting today and decided to cease work with immediate effect. The agitation will continue until and unless the culprit/s are arrested and their motive let known to the public. The OPD remained closed today. The Khampasom locals have also also strongly condemned the life attempt on the doctor and termed the attack as cowardly and heinous. The local people have asked the attackers not to disturb the peace of the area.
Source: The Sangai Express