Incident Reports

Locals and police clash in Siraha after locals defy lockdown


Province 2, Siraha, Siraha, Ward 17

Police and locals clashed in Siraha Municipality-17 on April 13 after locals defied lockdown and organized 'Haat Bazaar'. DSP Binod Sharma and policeman Binod Shrestha sustained injuries when the locals pelted stones. 

The police fired warning shots to take the situation under control. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 12
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 2
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