Incident Reports

Police fires 5 warning shots to control the clash in Shailyashikhar of Darchula


Sudurpashchim, Darchula, Shailyashikhar, Ward 6

The cadres of CPN-UML and Nepali Congress clashed against each other at Pasupati Bhawan Secondary school polling center in Shailyashikhar municipality-6 of Darchula. Police had to fire 5 warning shots to take control of the situation. The voting was halted due to the clash  The ballot papers as well as election officials are safe, as per the DSP of district police office, Darchula. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Small arms
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 na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media