Incident Reports

Volunteer injured in police firing during clash in Tarakhase of Gorkha


Gandaki, Gorkha, Bhimsen, Ward 2

A volunteer deployed at Tarakhase polling center in Bhimsen Thapa rural municipality-2 of Gorkha was injured when police fired warning shots to control crowd. Police fired the warning shots after situation turned tense due to clash between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML cadres. According to SP Kedar Khanal, police fired warning shots to control the situation and protect polling booth from the clash. Volunteer Manisha Thapa sustained injury in the firing.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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