Incident Reports

15 injured as Saptari locals clash with each other


Madhes, Saptari, Chhinnamasta

Fifteen persons have sustained injuries when two groups of locals engaged in a clash in Saprari of southeastern Nepal on Wednesday morning.

Police officials in the district say the locals fought with each other over a land dispute. The injured have been taken to Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital in the district headquarters Rajbiraj for treatment.

Tilak Bharati, the District Police Office spokesperson, says police contained the situation by opening eight rounds of fire in the air. He claims the situation is under control now.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people 8
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 8
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 15
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