Incident Reports

Clash between bandha-organizers and police in Kupondole; situation remains tense


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

A clash ensued between police and banda-organizers in Kupondole. The clash occurred when protesters tried to block a Sajha yatayat vehicle plying under police escort. A clash ensued after protesters requested police to stop the vehicle. Three security personnels and around a dozen protesters have been injured in the clash. The vehicle which was damaged by protesters has been diverted towards a safer place under the escort of police. The situation in Kupondole remains tense.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 15
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