Phidim under curfew

PHIDIM: The local administration has clamped curfew in Phidim, Panchthar on Monday from 5 pm to 4 am Tuesday. The banned hours would be effective from Shanibare Hatiya in east, Sumhaludgadhi in west, DDC office in north and temporary bus park area in south.

Earlier Young Communist League (YCL) had interrupted a street corner meeting of Nepali Congress in Ganatantra Chock in Phidim. As the two sides began to clash, the District Police Office had opened 10 rounds of tear gas shells. The YCL attacked the party office of Nepali Congress.