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Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Saptari border clash victims honoured

Posted by Anup Baral August 02, 2016 :


Two persons who were injured in a clash with Indian nationals over a border dispute in Tilathi of Saptari district were honoured in Kathmandu on Monday.Two Nepalis were injured in a clash that erupted between youths from Nepal and India at the no-man’s land following a debate over construction of a dam by Indian authorities. Dev Narayan Yadav of Tilathi-4 and Roshan Jha of Tilathi-6 were injured after receiving stones hurled by the Indians. Among the injured, the condition of Yadav is said to be serious. It is learnt that Indian locals targeted Yadav as he had been protesting the dam constructed illegally by the Southern neighbor. The clash was ensued after local youths demolished a dam that was being constructed by India at the no-man’s land breaching international norms. Nepali youths damaged some 80 percent of the dam constructed by India.

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