Police recovered dozens of petrol bombs from Motipur incident site

RUPANDEHI: Police have recovered dozens of petrol bombs in the Motipur Industrial Area of Rupandehi where four persons lost their lives and more than a dozen sustained injuries in police firing after squatters clashed with security personnel on Sunday.

Dozens of police personnel were injured when protestors attacked them with petrol bombs.

Following the incident, a team of Armed Police Force (AFP) recovered dozens of petrol bombs from the area.

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The curfew imposed by the local administration since Sunday evening to take the situation under control in the Motipur area has been lifted from today. But, the prohibitory order is still in place.

Earlier on October 11, Home Minister Bal Kumar Khand had directed the concerned authorities to protect the land of Motipur Industrial Area from the encroachers.

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