Madhesh Andolan – 25th Day

Today marks the 25th day since Madhes Andolan began in Nepal.

3 killed in Mahottari police firing, 1 in Saptari

Three protesters in Jaleshwar of Mahottari district and one in Bhardah of Saptari were killed in police firings, Wednesday.
Roshan Chaudhary of Jaleshwar Municipality-7, Rambibek Yadav of Mahottari VDC-5 and Amit Kapar of Jaleshwar Municipality-14 were killed in Mahottari district. The three were admitted to Jaleshwar Hospital where they breathed their last, according to Dr Satish Sah.
Likewise, Ram Kisun Raut, 60, of Portaha VDC-1, Saptari was also killed in police firing..
Among 50 others injured during the clash with police in Mahottari, three have been airlifted to the capital from Janakpur Zonal Hospital. The three seriously injured are receiving treatment at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu, according to doctors.
Police baton-charged the demonstrators, lobbed over 60 tear gas shells and opened fi to bring the situation under control.