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8 Indian merchants injured in brawl with Nepali police alongside Indo-Nepal border


Eight Indian merchants have been injured in a scuffle with Nepali police personnel in Mahottari district alongside the Nepal-India border, based on media experiences right here on Monday.

The brawl befell on Sunday evening when the Indian merchants demolished a makeshift submit and assist desk arrange for conducting coronavirus exams alongside the border in Matihani Municipality, the government-run Rising Nepal newspaper reported.

An Armed Police Force (APF) personnel and eight Indian merchants have been injured within the scuffle, My Republica web site reported.

According to Border Outpost Matihani’s Police Inspector Balaram Gautam, a gaggle of 50-60 drunk Indian nationals pelted stones at safety personnel deputed on the border level at round 8 pm on Sunday.

Matihani Municipality in Mahottari district shares one-and-a-half-kilometres border with Madhwapur bazaar in Bihar.

On-duty police personnel Bibek Dhakal had his head severely injured within the assault carried out by the merchants, the report stated.

However, based on an Indian dealer, Inspector Gautam had mobilised APF personnel to beat with batons the merchants importing potatoes, onions and rice from India, the report stated. Local folks current on the spot stated that the police had used pointless drive in opposition to the Indian merchants.

In March, an Indian nationwide was killed by Nepal Police in an trade of fireside with a gaggle of 4 Indians, allegedly concerned in smuggling medicine and counterfeit foreign money alongside the Indo-Nepal border.

The deceased was recognized as Govinda Singh, 20, a resident of Pilibhit district in Uttar Pradesh.

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