Incident Reports

East-West Highway blocked after two children die in traffic accident


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Bardagoriya, Ward 1

The relatives of 8-year-old Aanshu Chaudary of Bardagoriya and 12-year-old Laxman Chaudary of Ghodaghodi Municipality-8, both of whom died during treatment after being hit by a bus, blocked the Baunaiya stretch of East-West Highway on November 7.  The bus bearing the number plate Na 7 Kha 6046, which was heading towards Kathmandu from Mahendranagar, fatally hit the children in Sajhachowk of Bardgoriya Rural Municipality-1.

The bus and the bus driver are under the control of the Area Police Office Lamki. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Road block
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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