Employees of three bus operation companies attacked employees of another company over a dispute about the bus operation system.
An argument ensued while buses were leaving for Butwal from Belhaiya, Rupandehi. The argument escalated to physical violence between transport laborers. The employees of West Nepal Transportation, Siddhartha Transportation and Butwal Transportation assaulted Basanta Gauchan, an employee of Lumbini Metro CIty.
A group of 7-8 people attacked Gauchan with sharp weapons and glass bottles. Gauchan has sustained injuries on his head.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Primary Cause||Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||7|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate|
|Actor 2 - Youth||noyouth|