Incident Reports

Indian forest guards open fire in Bardiya, 1 injured


Lumbini, Bardiya, Gulariya

One person was injured when Indian forest guards from Murtiya range post bordering Bardiya district entered Nepali side and opened fire at locals working on a farm. Locals Ramesh Lodh, Bheri Lodh, Chopo Lodh and Buddhi Lodh had gone to harvest pulses at a farm of one Sitaram Lodh when forest guards entered some 500 meters on the Nepali side and opened fire towards them. Ramesh Lodh received injuries to his eye after being hit by shrapnel. DSP Dipak Kumar Basnet said that a cartridge has been recovered from the site. The District Administration Office has summoned an emergency security meeting following the incident.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Light weapon
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 4
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media