Opposite interest groups clash in Farwest, 24 injured
MAHENDRANAGAR: At least 24 demonstrators were injured in a clash at Jhalari bazaar in Kanchanpur district that occurred last night between demonstrators of two groups, demanding undivided far west region and Tharuhat region.
The injured are undergoing treatment at local clinics. Police said cadres of the Tharuhat vandalized shops at Jhalari bazaar and vandalized three parked motorcycles and window panes of more than six houses.
Integrated Nepal Undivided Far-West Struggle Committee has demanded action against the group that vandalized the shops and also to the Superintendent of Police, Dilip Kumar Chaudhary, for taking no action to the irate gangs despite they vandalized a huge amount of property.
Tension ran high at Jhalari area after the two sides hit the streets today. RSS