Incident Reports

Police and smugglers open fire in Kanchanpur, Indian national shot dead

2021-03-05

Province 7, Kanchanpur, Belauri, Ward 7

KANCHANPUR: An Indian national was killed in a shootout between police and smugglers at Belauri Municipality-7 in Kanchanpur district on Friday. According to the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, a smuggler was shot dead by a team of the Area Police Office patrolling the border area.

An Indian national was killed when a group of smugglers opened fire on the police near the Nepal-India border. According to DSP Amar Bahadur Thapa of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, a group of four smugglers opened fire on the police. Similarly, a policeman was slightly injured during the shootout, he added.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 4
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
Total Abducted 00
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