An Armed Police Force man has accidentally injured himself in Nawalparasi district while trying to fire warning shots in air with intent to ward off the bandh enforcers in Nawalparasi on Monday.
A bullet from his gun hit Assistant Constable Kashinath Kumal’s leg when he slipped all of a sudden while pulling the trigger at Belaspur, according to Chief District Officer, Hari Prasad Mainali.
The injured cop is receiving medical treatment at Bhairahawa Medical College.
Nawalparasi district remained closed today due to the general shutdown imposed by the Tharuhat Struggle Committee and Madhesi Alliance.
Agitators have clashed with security personnel at different places in the district including Belaspur and Tilakpur.