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One stabbed to death in Jhapa gang fight

One stabbed to death in Jhapa gang fight

A person was stabbed to death during a gang fight in Damak of Jhapa district on Friday.

DSP Khagendra Prasad Rijal of the District Police Office, Jhapa said that the deceased has been identified as Govinda Limbu (38) of Chulachuli Rural Municipality-3 of the district.

The clash occurred among the youth of Haat Khola, Damak-7, Kumal Chowk, Damak Municipality-1 and Chulachuli Ilam at around 4 am today.

They had consumed alcohol the whole night together at a hotel near Kumal Chowk in Damak-1.

In the meantime, they had a dispute which turned into a clash.

Sanam Rai (25) of Damak-7 attacked Limbu with a knife.

Limbu, who sustained critical injuries in his neck and shoulders, was rushed to the Damak-based Lifeline Hospital. But doctors pronounced him dead on arrival, DSP Rijal said.

Rai along with two others have fled the scene after the incident. DSP Rijal said that they are searching for them.

Earlier on July 24, 2019, Bikram Limbu (18) had lost his life in a gang fight at Damak Municipality-1.