Journo killed in actress assault protest

 / 23 Dec '12

Guwahati - A television journalist was shot dead on Sunday after police opened fire during a protest against a sexual assault on a film actress in India's northeast, an official said.

The 36-year-old, who was working for the Doordarshan network, was killed in Imphal, capital of Manipur state, police spokesman A. Singh told AFP. The death comes amid a wave of protests in India over a student's gang-rape in New Delhi. - Sapa-AFP

A college student shouts slogans as she holds a placard during a protest in Jammu. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in various parts of the country to demand urgent action against the men who took turns to rape a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus. Credit: REUTERS
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