2017-02-02: Following a change in the laws governing local elections, unrest has broken out across Nagaland, with protesters setting several government offices on fire on Thursday (02 February). At least two people have been killed during the protests by security forces in the Dimapur district, the government has shut down the mobile internet services.
Further unrest and protests, as well as heightened security measures are to be expected. Further violent incidents are likely. Travellers should exercise caution, avoid the protests and follow instructions by local authorities.