Incident Reports

Police fire warning shots to bring situation into control as coalition and CPN-UML cadres clash in Jajarkot


Karnali, Jajarkot, Kuse, Ward 9

26-year-old Sandesh Tiruwa a Nepali Congress cadre from Kushe Rural Municipality-9 was injured during a clash between cadres of CPN-UML and ruling coalition parties Nepali Congress, CPN (Unified Socialist), and CPN (Maoist Centre) in Kushe Rural Municipality-9 Jurge of Jajarkot on May 4. Police fired one round warning shot as the clashing cadres pelted stones at police when intervening the clash. Deputy-CDO Jhalak KC stated that additional police was deployed to bring the situation into normal.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Youth Injured 1
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