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Nagaland, Meghalaya CMs demand repeal of AFSPA in wake of civilian killings

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In the wake of civilian killings by the Indian Army in Nagaland, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday demanded the removal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from the state stating that the law has tarnished the image of the country. Rio on Sunday had ordered a high-level probe into the reported killings of civilians. Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma also demanded the removal of AFSPA from the northeast.