Incident Reports

Five persons injured in Banepa clash


Five persons were injured when a clash erupted between locals and security personnel on the issue of dumping site management at Thakurigaun of Banepa Municipality in Kavre district today.

The clash erupted when preparations were under way for the management of dumping site. Locals protested when a dozer was used to level for installing a machine that would destroy garbage through smokeless Japanese technology.

Ram Gopal Suwal, a local, said the clash between irate locals and security personnel that started around 11:00am lasted for half-an-hour. Suwal said that Sarada Timalsina, 62, Raj Kumar Poudel, 50, and Maiya Khatri, 52, of the municipality were injured in the clash. They are been receiving treatment in Sheer Memorial Hospital, Banepa.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon , Other , Blunt weapon , Other
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police , Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 12
Actor 2 - Affiliation Protesters/demonstrators Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 5
Female Injured 2
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan