Internet services suspended in Agartala after a journalist was hacked to death

A journalist working with a local television channel was on Wednesday abducted and killed while covering a clash between two political parties, the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) and the Tripura Upajati Gan Mukti Parishad (TUGMP) tribal wing of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPIM, in Mandai. Meanwhile, internet data services have also been suspended in Agartala following the kiling of the TV journalist. Santanu Bhowmik, who was attacked by unidentified persons, had gone to Mandai, about 35 kilometres from Agartala, to cover the clash. [amazon_link asins=’B01FM7JZME,B01N9J9N6A,B01NAKU37U,B072LNVPMN,B01FM7K078,B00L5JVGFI,B01FM7GGFI’ template=’ProductGrid’ store=’clipper28-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’8357ef55-9ea5-11e7-9abf-3fe21541b0ac’]Khowai Superintendent of Police Nagendra Debbarma told reporters that the clash took place when the Parishad supporters gathered at the bus stand at Khowai town to travel to Agartala for a GMP rally.

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