More deadly protests in Nepal

Today police killed at least five protesters in Nepal. In one incident, police shot and killed four protesters, claiming they were attacked with guns and knives at a police post in the town of Birgunj. In another incident in the town of Kalaiya, police shot and killed another protester.

Advice For Travellers

More than 20 people have died in protests in Nepal in the past two weeks. Travellers should be aware of the tense political situation over a new draft constitution. Avoid any large public gathering or demonstration since these situations have turned violent.