Sarlahi Clash: One Indian national dead, two hurt as APF personnel fire in self-defence
RAUTAHAT: An Indian nationwide died and two others sustained accidents when Armed Police Force (APF) personnel, in self-defence, opened hearth on a bunch of people that had reportedly come from throughout the border and attacked the on-duty safety personnel in Sarlahi district right this moment.
Three on-duty safety personnel have been additionally injured as Indian nationals attacked the APF publish at Narayanpur, Parsa Rural Municipality-3, close to the Indian border, at round 9:00 am right this moment, District Police Office, Sarlahi, knowledgeable THT.
The Sarlahi District Administration Office has recognized the deceased as Bikesh Kumar (27). Two others who had sustained accidents within the conflict with safety personnel have been taken to India. Three APF personnel injured are APF Head constable Sanjay Rai, constables duo Bhupendra Poudel and Rabindra Baitha.
According to the Chief District Officer Mohan Bahadur GC, a dispute erupted because the safety personnel stopped 4 Indian merchants who have been attempting to enter Nepal. The safety personnel disputed with the merchants over the contraband items that have been being transported. Subsequently, one in all them went to the close by village of Sihorwa in Sitamarhi India and got here again with the backup of a whole bunch of individuals and attacked on-duty safety personnel.
The CDO asserted that the safety personnel needed to open hearth as they pelted the border safety personnel with stones and likewise tried to seize the arms. The deceased was shot on his chest whereas two others had been shot on legs under knee. The APF has additionally detained the person who tried to disarm police.
The injured safety personnel have been despatched to a hospital in Malangwa, the headquarters of Sarlahi district.
Meanwhile, the authorities and chiefs of safety companies from each international locations have held a gathering to handle the incident. The CDO assured that the tense scenario within the border space would return to regular after the assembly.
Text translated by Suresh Chaudhary