10 among those injured in Melung incident airlifted to Kathmandu

Published On: May 14, 2017 06:53 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 14:  Ten seriously injured people of Melung incident have been airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment.

One person was killed and at least 12 people were injured when the police opened fire at the Pabati polling center of Melung rural municipality-1.

The police deployed to maintain the security at the center under the command of Inspector Binod Sunuwar opened the fire to control the clash among the cadres of the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML as an unidentified group had captured four ballot boxes. To take control over the situation, the security force was compelled to open the fire, informed the assistant Chief District Officer, Yagya Raj Bhatta.

The deceased has been identified as Nakul Bhujel.


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