Nine hurt in skirmish during Deusi-Bhailo programme in Banke

KHAJURA: At least nine people were injured in a clash between two groups during the Deusi-Bhailo programme in Janaki Rural Municipality-5 of Banke district last night.

According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Arun Poudel at Banke District Police Office, two tipsy groups engaged in a skirmish left nine people injured. The injured have already returned home following the treatment at the Nepalgunj Medical College, said police.

Police have reportedly arrested 10 youths for their involvement in the incident, confirmed SP Poudel.