Incident Reports

Doctors manhandled in Surkhet


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

An unidentified group attacked Dr. Shankar Rijal and Dr. Yadav Upadhyaya of COVID hospital operated by Karlali State Ayurvedic Hospital, Kalagaun, Surkhet. They were attacked at 6 PM on Thursday evening by a group of three people while going to their rooms from duty. 

Dr. Rijal sustained injuries in his shoulder and mouth in the attack. The group also pelted stones at the hospital. According to police Inspector Kanak Sahi, they have arrested the 3 persons involved in the incident. Further investigation is underway in this regard.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Unclear
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings n/a
Severely damaged Buildings n/a
National/Online Media