Incident Reports

Clash between armed police force and locals in Kanchanpur


Sudurpashchim, Kanchanpur, Mahakali, Ward 3

A clash broke out between Armed Police Force(APF) and locals in Mahakali municipality-3 (former Dodhara Chandani Municipality) in Kanchanpur after the armed police stopped the local smugglers from importing goods from India amid the prohibitory order. The locals were stopped from importing sugar from India at the border after this, the enraged locals hurled stones at the BOP. Four members of the Armed Police Force were injured and six locals were injured in the clash. The armed police force fired eight rounds of tear gas to control the situation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other types of criminal activity
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation APF
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 10
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media