Incident Reports

Five including police constable injured as firing goes in Panauti


Panauti in the district has been tensed after two persons died after being hit by a tipper.

Police Constable Dilip Budhathoki has been injured after an unknown person from the crowd opened fired at him. He is receiving treatment at Scheer Memorial Hospital.

Four protestors were also injured after police opened fire and lobbed tear gas canisters.

Tension ran high in Panauti after a police post was set on fire, according to Police Inspector Yogendra Timalsina.

Junimaya Gole, 27, and her child were seriously injured when they were hit by the tripper, Ba 5 Kha 5480. They died while undergoing treatment at Scheer Memorial Hospital.

Police have arrested the driver Nawaraj Thapa of Rosi Rural Municipality-6 and started an investigation into the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon , Small arms
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 6
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 5
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