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Diamonds apparently discovered in Nagaland's Mon, locals seen digging in great numbers

Diamonds apparently discovered in Nagaland's Mon, locals seen digging in great numbers

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KOHIMA: In an interesting development, real diamonds have apparently been found in Mon district in Nagaland. Recently, videos of locals from Wanching in the Northeast Indian state have surfaced on social media.

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A source informed Inside Northeast, "Reportedly in Nagaland - people found such diamond like stones. We dont know the quality and nature of the stones found. However, we have seen very interesting visuals of hundreds of people digging on a small hill for the seemingly precious stones."

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It is not clear how these stones were discovered in the remote areas, but locals of Mon have reached the area in great numbers and are using crude tools to dig out the 'diamonds'.

From the visuals, it appears that the locals have even camped out in the area amid a mad scramble to collect as many stones as possible.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more updates.

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