1 injured as YCL-NC cadres clash

DHADING: Cadres of Nepali Congress and Young Communist League (YCL) clashed each other in the district headquarters of Dhading today morning. The clash broke out following an attack in the house of Narayan Kumar Shrestha, an NC district member, two days ago. Police fired seven rounds in the air to bring the situation under control.

Suresh Tamang, a member of Nepal Students' Union, who sustained a serious head injury, is undergoing treatment in the district hospital.

Nepali Congress has filed a case at the District Police Office accusing YCL cadres of attempting to murder Shrestha. NC has also accused YCL cadres of attacking Narayan Tamang, NSU unit committee member of Nilkantha Higher Secondary School, Dhadingbesi, the same evening.

Both the leaders of the warring parties are exercising maximum restraints to bring the situation under control. Marketplaces and transportation resumed after 11 am. Police have beefed up security in the area following the clash.