Incident Reports

Fourteen injured in separate brawls in Tanahun


As many as 14 people sustained injuries in brawls that occurred at separate places in the district during Tihar festival.

Out of the injured, three are said to be in critical condition. 

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Shyamu Aryal, two Deusi and Bhailo groups clashed at Bhimad Municipality on Friday night. Six persons sustained injures in the clash. 

Following the incident, police detained four youths and impounded four motorcycles. 

Likewise, eight persons including a female were injured in a brawl between locals of Pokhari Bhanjyang and Beni Kot on Thrusday. 

The seriously injured have been taken to Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara while others returned home following minor treatment at Damauli Hospital, police informed. 

Police have taken 16 persons involved in the incident into custody for questioning.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 6
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