Incident Reports

Police fire 12 round warning shots as cadres of CPN-UML and Nepali congress clash in Bajura's Himali rural municipality


Cadres of CPN-UML and Nepali Congress clashed in Himali rural municipality of Bajura on May 14 over a dispute regarding seals on ballot box while preparations were being made for vote counting. Police fired twelve rounds of warning shots to mitigate the clash. Stones were hurled from both parties at each other. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation regarding the outcome of election
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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