Incident Reports

One killed, two seriously injured in clash between transport workers in Jajarkot


Karnali, Jajarkot, Barekot, Ward 2

One person was killed due to a clash between two groups of transport workers in Barekot Rural Municipality-2, Limsa of the district. The deceased is identified as  35-year-old Naresh Rawal of Nalgad Municipality-4.

According to police, the clash took place after a dispute rose between the Jajarkot-Dolpa Transport Committee workers over the route of the vehicle. After the clash, Rawal's body was found in a river at Deul in Barekot.  Sujan Karki and Bikas Rawal of Nalgad-4 were seriously injured in the clash. Police said that six persons were arrested on the charge of being involved in the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 6
Actor 2 - Affiliation Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
Total Injured 2
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