Incident Reports

Dozens injured during a clash between NCP and People's Socialist Party cadres in Siraha


Madhes, Siraha, Bariyarpatti, Ward 1

Dozens of people including two police were injured during a clash between cadres of Nepal Communist Party and People's Socialist Party (Janata Samajwadi Party) in Kachnari village of Bariyarpatti on Friday night over the issue of watering the paddy field.

Injured of both sides are currently undergoing treatment for injuries. No one has lodged a police complaint. Spokesperson of the District Police Office Siraha and DSP Binod Ghimire said that further investigation is underway into the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Access/control of water resources (irrigation, hydropower)
Secondary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 12
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