Incident Reports

Birendranagar locals agitated after death of a girl in accident, situation tense


Province 6, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, has been tensed on Saturday , after 23-year-old Tara Kumari Ale of Birendranagar Municipality-11, Surkhet, died in a traffic accident.  On Friday,  Ale  died in the accident when the Tripper  bearing  plate  001 KA 0099 hit a motorcycle  bearing number plate Bhe 7 Pa 5206  at Bheriganga Municipality-12, Surkhet. 

After the accident, the locals and relatives of the deceased  blocked the Birendranagar- Jumla road section in  Mangalgadhi chowk.

A clash also took place after a mob pelted stones to the police. The police fired 5 rounds of tear gas and charged the batons against the demonstrators to open the road. Chief of the District Police Office, Surkhet, SP Rajendra Bhatta said that they arrested 6 demonstrators after the clash.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media