One man has died within the firing while two are injured. One person has also been detained by Nepali security personnel and talks are on to urge him released.
New Delhi: Amid the continued border dispute with India, Nepal police fired indiscriminately killing an Indian and injuring two others.
According to ANI, the deceased identified as Dikesh Kumar was 25 years old while the injured were identified as Umesh Ram, who was shot on his right arm, and Uday Thakur, who was shot within the right thigh.
One person has been detained by Nepali security personnel and we’re in talks with them in order that they release him and matters don’t escalate. Everything happened in Nepal, not on the Indian side, DG SSB Kumar Rajesh Chandra told ANI.
The situation at the border is tense
Following the shooting, things at the border are tense. Currently, both the Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) and therefore the local police Lalbandi are positioned at the border while the Nepal army is camping on the Narayanpur border.
The report further said that one local, identified as Shatrughan Rai, was getting to his in-laws’ house situated during a border village in Nepal, today morning when he entered into an argument with the Nepali cops who were manning the border outpost. The cops thrashed the person following which villagers from nearby areas reached the outpost and created a ruckus after which the firing happened.
According to villagers, 17 rounds of bullets were fired.
Nepal’s Parliament likely to vote on the new map on Saturday
India-Nepal relationship touched a replacement low after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated an 80-km-long strategically crucial road connecting the Lipulekh pass with Dharchula in Uttarakhand on May 8.
Reacting strongly to the present, Nepal claimed that it skilled Nepalese territory while India rejected the claim asserting that the road lies completely within its territory.
When Kathmandu released the revised political and administrative map showing Indian territories within its border, New Delhi asked Nepal to not resort to any “artificial enlargement” of territorial claims.
This comes before Nepal’s Parliament session set to be persisted Saturday where it’s likely to vote on a constitutional amendment to return out with a replacement political map claiming strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani, and Limpiyadhura.