Janakpurdham, Sept 11: Two persons including a teenage girl were killed in a clash between demonstrators and police in Janakpur today.
The clash between the two sides took place after the demonstrators breached the prohibited zone. Police opened fire at the crowd after attempts to bring them under control failed to bear fruit.
The deceased have been identified Nitu Yadav, 18, of Jamuniya, Dhanusha and Binod Saha of Sabela. Nitu died on the spot while Binod succumbed to bullet injuries in course of treatment at Janakpur Zonal Hospital, according to police.
The mob had gathered in Janakpur supporting the protest demonstrations called by United Democratic Madhesi Front (UMDF).
Tensions have run high in the area, following the death of the two demonstrators. RSS