Incident Reports

Road block to protest woman's death


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Dhangadhi

60-year-old Gangadevi Joshi died after a bus bearing plate number Na 5 Kha 1094 heading towards west hit her in the East-West Highway today afternoon. Traffic at the road came to a halt in the evening as furious locals blocked the road to protest the death of the elderly woman. पुर्व पश्चिम राजमार्ग अन्तर्गत पर्ने कैलालीको पहलमानपुर सडकखन्डमा आज अपराह्न्न पश्चिमतर्फ आउँदै गरेको ना ५ ख १०९४ न को बसको ठक्करबाट सोही ठाउकी ६० वर्शिया गंगादेवी जोषिको मृत्‍यु भएको छ । घटना पछी आक्रोशित स्थानीयवासिले सडक आवागमन अवरुद्ध पारेकोमा साँझ सडक सन्चालन भएको प्रहरिले जनाएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Road block
Weapons None
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth unknown