UML poll candidate injured in clash with NC cadres

Published On: June 10, 2017 07:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KHOTANG, June 10: A CPN-UML candidate for the local level elections was injured in a clash with Nepali Congress cadres at Diprung rural municipality-3 in the district on Saturday. 

Indra Tamang, UML candidate for ward chairman in the rural municipality, was injured in the skirmish that ensured over a dispute that UML cadres reportedly tore up party flag of the NC, police said. 

Injured Tamang has been taken to Annapurna Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar, a family member said. 

The UML accused NC cadres of attacking Tamang with a baton during an election campaign. 

District NC however accused UML cadres of tearing NC's flag and replacing it with UML flag from a pole. RSS 

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