NCP leaders, cadres belonging to warring faction clash in Kanchanpur

DHANGADHI: A clash ensued between leaders and cadres of two warring factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) in Kanchanpur on Sunday.

The cadres and leaders of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led NCP faction and faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal clased in the premises of the party office.

The incident occurred when the Dahal-Nepal faction tried to open the party office that was padlocked by the Oli faction, turning the situation in and around the party office tense.

The Oli faction had padlocked the office after the Dahal-Nepal faction organised a meeting in the party office. Both the faction are at each others' throats claiming the party office theirs.

A team of police under the command of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amar Bahadur Thapa has been deployed to take the situation under control, informed local administration.