Incident Reports

Three injured in the clash between Nepal Armed Police and Indian Smugglers in Kanchanpur


Nepal Armed Police and Indian smugglers clashed after the smugglers pelted stones at the patrol team of the Armed Police Force while smuggling goods to Nepal on September 20. According to the police, an armed police force was attacked while on duty in Dodharchadani municipality-8 near the Nepal-India border around 8 p.m. According to Armed Police Force Nepal No. 35 Battalion Shaileshwari, the clash resulted in a minor injury to three armed police officers, who are being treated at a local clinic in Dodhara chadani. They went on to say that the Indian side assured them that the smuggling group had been identified and that they would be punished in accordance with the law.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) APF
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 3
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