Incident Reports

Hile Bazaaar tensed after accident


Province 1, Dhankuta, Chhathar, Ward 6

Tension ran high in Hile Bazaar of Dhankuta throughout the day on Friday after a bus hit a six-year-old boy of Pakribas-4 in Newroad in the morning. According to the police, the child, identified as Sohan Gurung was seriously injured in the incident and was undergoing treatment at Dharan- based BP koirala Institute of Health Science. Vehicular movement in Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur and other areas came to a grinding halt in the area after locals took to the streets demanding action against the bus driver and compensation. Police have arrested the bus driver.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media