Incident Reports

Ward chairperson candidate injured as CPN-UML and Congress supporters clash in Champadevi of Okhaldhunga


Province 1, Okhaldhunga, Champadevi, Ward 9

Supporters of Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have clashed following a dispute regarding queuing for voting in Okhaldhunga. A ward chairperson candidate sustained injury in the clash. According to DSP Sukdev Khanal of District Police Office Okhaldhunga, the clash took place at Jivanjyoti voting center in Champadevi rural municipality-9. Police fired 9 rounds of warning shots to take the situation under control.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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