Incident Reports

Police fires eight rounds of warning shots to control clash in voting center in Chankheli of Humla


Karnali, Humla, Chankheli, Ward 2

Election officer Krishna Prashad Acharya, office assistant Kala Rawat, and a local Lila Shahi were injured as cadres of the coalition parties clashed with supporter of independent candidate in poling center at Mahadev Secondary school in Chankheli Rural Municipality-2 of Humla. Police fired eight rounds of warning shots to control the situation as clash intensified. Voting was disrupted for a while due to the clash. According to Chief District Officer Sita Pariyar additional police were deployed to the voting center.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 3
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