Incident Reports

Six injured in a clash between cadres of CPN-UML and Nepali Congress in Surkhet during election campaign


Karnali, Surkhet, Simta, Ward 6

Six people were injured in a clash between CPN-UML and Nepali Congress in Simta rural municipality-6 of Surkhet on May 10 night. Two cadres of CPN-UML Sunil BK, 36, and Indra BK, 24, and four police officers were injured during the clash. The injured are undergoing treatment in Nepalgunj.  

According to the spokesperson of District Police Office Surkhet, DSP Ram Prasad Gharti, the police were injured when UML cadres attacked them while mediating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 6
Youth Injured 1
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