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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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Acid attack victim Samjhana Das succumbs to injury

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KATHMANDU — 18-year-old Samjhana Das from Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat who was undergoing treatment in Kathmandu for acid-burns, has died. Das, passed away at 11:40 pm on Sunday night at Kirtipur Hospital after infections spread to other parts of the body, according to hospital source.

Samjhana and her 16-year-old sister, Sushma from Chandra Municipality-6, Rautahat were attacked with acid while they were asleep on September 11 midnight.

Samjhana, whose 40 percent body parts were burnt was brought to the hospital in critical condition.

It was later revealed that their 50-year-old neighbour Ram Babu Paswan, in an act of unrequited love, had thrown on Das sisters, his primary target being the elder sister, Samjhana.

Ram Babu, the criminal in guise of a concerned neighbour, was later detained by the police based on circumstantial evidences.

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