Nepal asks India to launch probe in Sunsari incident


Nepal Foreign Affairs (Kathmandu, Nov. 26)—Nepal on Thursday asked India to launch probe into the Sunsari incident in which four Nepali nationals were injured by the bullets fired by Indian Sashatra Seema Bal personnel.

Issuing a press release, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that serious drawn was drawn regarding the incident on Wednesday at around 6:20 am 100 meters inside Nepal from India-Nepal No Man’s Land at Poorbi Tole of Hariharpur Village Development Committee Ward No. 7 of Sunsari District when four locals namely Ashok Yadav, Naresh Yadav, Manoj Yadav and Saroj Yadav were injured by the bullets fired by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel in a dispute between them and some individuals.

“This matter has been brought to the attention of the Government of India through Embassy of India in Kathmandu yesterday expressing grave concern over the entry of the SSB personnel into the Nepalese territory and use of firearms against unarmed Nepalese civilians,” read the press release issued by the MoFA.

While urging the Indian authorities to check such actions in future, the Ministry has requested for an early investigation into the incident and strong action against those involved. The ministry said that it has also requested for sharing the findings of the investigation.


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