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A 24-year-old woman from Mizoram was found dead at her south Delhi apartment on Thursday night with multiple stab wounds; the man she allegedly lived with is missing, said the police. "The victim was lying in a pool of blood with head injuries," a police official told IANS.

The woman, Juliet, was taken to Safdarjung Hospital but was declared brought dead. The police are awaiting the post-mortem report.

Meanwhile, a case of murder has been registered and the Delhi police is on the look-out for her flatmate Virender Singh.

This is the third incident of violence against northeast citizens in the past three days. Earlier, on 15 and 16 October, three northeast youths faced racial attacks in Bangalore and Delhi, respectively.

On Wednesday, three men hurled stones at the student leader of Thadou (Manipuri tribe) Students' Association, T Michael Lamjathang Haokip, 26, for not being able to speak in Kannada. His abusers had warned him saying, "This is India, not China."

After Wednesday's incident, another case of racial attack was reported from Delhi. In Sikanderpur area, seven people had reportedly attacked two Manipuri youths with bats and sticks threatening them to leave Delhi and get back to their own state.