43 anti-gov't guerrillas killed in Nepal
At least 43 anti-government guerrillas were killed during security operations
in the past two days in different parts of Nepal, a Royal Nepal Army officer
Twelve guerrillas including a leader were killed by angry local
people of Sirshihawa and Ganeshpur villages in Kaplivastu district, some 300 km
southwest of Kathmandu, the officer said on condition of anonymity.
5,000 locals swarmed into the guerrillas' shelters and beat 12 guerrillas to
death on the spot after the rebels abducted a former police sub-inspector from a
On Wednesday, at least 25 guerrillas were killed and a large
number of others wounded after the security forces launched an operation to
disperse about 800 guerrillas who had gathered at Kureli Kharikot area of Rolpa
district in mid-western Nepal.
In another security operation on Wednesday,
two guerrillas were killed in the far-western district of Baitadi and four
others in the eastern district of Tehrathum.
More than 11,000 Nepalese people
have lost their lives since the anti-government insurgency broke out in February