BIRGUNJ:

Cadres of the JTMM-J and the Maoists clashed at Sabaiyatandi of Parsa district on Saturday, police said. One JTMM-J cadre was hurt in the clash. Both the sides traded fire after Maoists retaliated when JTMM-J cadres tried to abduct a local Lorik Sahani. The JTMM-J cadres fled after the Maoists attacked them. The Maoists seized a pistol, a rifle, a mobile phone set and two SIM cards from the JTMM-J cadres.