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.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Twosided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Group Clash|
|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|