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By SAPA

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

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