June 29, Kathmandu
A clash between the cadres of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and Nepali Congress (NC) at Dhankaul rural municipality in Sarlahi has made 18 people injured.
District Police Officer Mohan Bahadur GC confirmed that 18 people were injured in the clash happened on Sunday night. Of them , 15 are the cadres of NCP and 3 are of the NC. 2 police personnel were also injured in the tussle .
Meanwhile, Police were forced to fire four tear gas shells to take the situation under control. Atmosphere in and around the incident site now is peaceful and there police personnel have been mobilized largely .
NCP local leader Ajay Singh accused the NC cadres of opening a fire targeting the NCP’s torch rally taken out at 7:00 pm Sunday at Dhankaul in protest against the murder of a party cadre in Ramnagar municipality. On the other hand, the NC has accused the NCP of assaulting its party cadres.