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One killed, two other injured in police firing in Tanahun

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At least one person killed and two others were injured when police opened fire on demonstrators in Damauli of Tanahun district on Friday evening.

Police has identified the deceased as Roshan Dura (18) of Bhadgaun, Byas-1 of the district. Police said that the bullet had penetrated his mid-section.

According to the police, seriously injured Dura inhaled his last throughout treatment at the Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara at around 11 pm yesterday.

Keshav Neupane (28) and Kiran Gurung of Gorkha, who were injured in the incident, are getting treatment at the Fewa City Hospital in Pokhara, informed police.

Police informed that nine police personnel—seven Nepal Police personnel and two Armed Police Force personnel— were injured when protesters hurled stones and bricks at them.

The demonstrators have been taking to the roads for as far back as six days fair investigation into the death of Purna Bahadur Ale.

According to police, Ale’s body was found dangling from a tree in the premises of the Bigyanchaur-based Adikavi Bhanubhakta Campus with multiple injuries.

A tenth grader at a local school who hailed from Byas municipality-7, Manahun, was found dead on Monday, two days after he had left home for tuition class on Saturday morning. Ale had been temporarily staying at his sister’s home in Nirmalnagar-1.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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