Incident Reports

Communal clash between Hindus and Muslim in Janakpur


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur, Ward 20

A clash broke out between police and two groups in Janakpur over the issue of religion. Police intervened after tension surfaced between Hindu and Muslim communities in Rupaitha of Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan City-20.

Police fired seven rounds of tear gas to control the situation after the clash. Some security personnel were injured in the clash, said Basanta Rajaure, Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Dhanusha.

Considering the situation of the clash, the District Administration Office has issued a prohibitory order in the affected area of ​​Dhanusha. According to the District Administration Office, Dhanusha, the prohibitory order will remain in force till 10 pm on November 14.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Religious sectarianism
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Muslim
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Hindu
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured n/a
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media


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