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