Incident Reports

Students clash with police at Midwestern University in Surkhet


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

A clash broke out at Midwestern University between students and the police. To control the situation, police fired tear gas.

The conflict was created after the students started pelting stones at vice-chancellor Nanda Bahadur Singh as he refused to take the memorandum from students stating to submit it to the subordinate examination control office. Three students were injured in the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Excessive Use of Force
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 3
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