Incident Reports

Eight injured in a clash between cadres of CPN-UML and coalition parties in Baglung


Gandaki, Baglung, Badigad, Ward 5

Eight people were injured in a clash between cadres of the coalition parties and CPN-UML in Badigad rural municipality-5 of Baglung on May 11 during the silence period of the local election. Rajan Paija CPN-UML candidate for ward chairperson, Nimesh Acharya, Kiran Sunar, and five cadres of the coalition parties were injured in the clash. The injured sustained injuries on their hands, legs and neck. The injured Nimesh Acharya and Kiran Sunar are undergoing treatment at Burtibang Primary Health Center. DSP Indra Bahadur Rana of District Police Baglung stated police are investigating the incident. Police recovered sickle, iron rod, hammer and other weapons from the site of the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 8
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