At least 16 injured as Janamat Party cadres clash with security personnel in DhanusaEight security personnel and eight party cadres have been injured so far. Authorities are still trying to bring the situation under control, said police
A clash ensued between police personnel and cadres of Janamat Party after the latter tried to obstruct the East-West Highway at Godar Chowk in Ganeshman Charnath Municipality, Dhanusa district on Sunday.
According to police, eight security personnel including seven Nepal Police personnel and one Armed Police Force personnel were injured in the clash.
Likewise, eight cadres of the CK Raut-led party have also been injured. Of them, three have sustained injuries from rubber bullets fired by the police.
Police fired 11-round of rubber bullets and 16-round of tear gas in an effort to bring the situation under control. However, tensions are still high at Godar chowk as clashes between the protesters and security personnel threaten to turn more violent.
The Janamat Party cadres had taken to the streets armed with canes obstructing vehicular movement along the highway when the police intervened leading to the clashes.