Civilians were killed when security forces opened fire on them in the northeastern state of Nagaland in the northeastern part of the country. India, according to local media reports and local government officials.
Interior Minister Amit Shah expressed his “pain” on the news that civilians were killed in a firefight.
Local media broadcast that Indian security forces accidentally opened fire on civilians and the number of casualties is not yet known.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
“The state government will investigate this incident in depth to ensure that justice is served for the families of the mourners.”, Shah noted in a message on Twitter.