Incident Reports

Police, protesters clash in Birgunj, 12 injured

2015-08-31

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

The situation escalated in Bypass road at Nagma, Birgunj after protesters clashed with police on Monday. The police resorted to firing 25 rounds in the air and used about a dozen tear-gas shells to disperse the unruly demonstrators. Earlier, on Sunday, a clash had ensued between security personnel and demonstrators in the same area. Over a dozen people were injured during yesterday’s clash including one Armed Police Force personnel.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Small arms , Other
Primary Cause Other political 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 12
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