Biratnagar tense after clash, 3 injured

A clash erupted between security personnel and demonstrators of Madheshi Front protesting the new constitution at Mahabir Chowk here on Monday afternoon.

Three cadres have been injured in the clash after the police lobbed teargas shells to contain the situation, said Pramod Kharel, spokesperson of District Police Office, Morang .

The injured are Pinki Keshari, 30, Ajaya Sahani of Biratnagar-7, and Bishal Keshar. Biratnagar has remained tense following the clash.

The law enforcement agency lobbed teargas canisters to maintain order after protesters hurled stones at police. Police also opened blank fire to disperse agitators.

Source: MyRepublica