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One killed, two other injured in police firing in Tanahun

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DAMAULI —

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.
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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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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV

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KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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