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Morcha cadres picket Mahottari District Administration Office

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MAHOTTARI — Agitating cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front have picketed District Administration Office, Mahottari since early Monday morning.

Jaleshwor, the district headquarters of Mahottari district has remained tense because of the protest since the morning. Clashes have erupted on Monday after police tried to clear obstruction by cadres of UDMF.

The works at the office has been halted following protest by UDMF cadres forcing service seekers to return.

UDMF cadres had also barricaded the road to District Administration Office by placing cement pipes on the road.

Meanwhile, a 10-year-old boy Amit Chaudhary of Jaleshwor-4, who was returning home from the school, got injured in the clash. He received cut in his head and is being treated at Jaleshwor Hospital.

Marketplaces in Matihani, Gaushala, Samsi, Ramgopalpur, Pipara among others have remained closed today.

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World Cup: Belgium defeats Tunisia 5-2

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MOSCOW — Belgium have defeated Tunisia 5-2 to move one step closer to the next round of the World Cup on Saturday.

Two goals each from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to a 5-2 win over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium.

Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in added time.

Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Belgium with a goal from the penalty spot before Lukaku extended the Belgium lead, Tunisia pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 before Lukaku restored the two goal cushion with a deftly chipped finish over the goalkeeper.

Second half goals from Hazard and Batshuayi finished the game as a contest before a consolation from Khazri with the last kick of the game.

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