Incident Reports

Police exchange fire with Biplov's group in Sankhuwasabha


A gunfight broke out between the banned Netra Bikram Chand-led rebel group and Nepal Police in Sankhuwasabha on Sunday. After the team of the District Police Office and Armed Police Forces (APF) reached Chainpur-4, Maidan on the basis of special intelligence, that a person including Uttar Kumar, district in-charge of the rebel group, was hiding in a house in Maidan, the cadres of the group opened fire on the police, according to police. After that, the police started firing in defense. The cadres of the rebel group had fired five rounds and the police had fired more than a dozen shots. 

Three persons including the leader of the group fled to the forest and explosives, detonators, new gel, important documents and mobile phones were recovered from the house.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
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