Students, cops clash on Day II of Nepal strike
Students burned down a post office and hurled stones at police, who tried to beat them back in fierce clashes in Kathmandu.Updated: Apr 07, 2006 11:05 IST
Hundreds of students burned down a post office and hurled stones at police, who tried to beat them back with tear gas in fierce clashes on Kathmandu's narrow streets on Friday, the second day of a nationwide Opposition strike.
The main clashes took place in the Patan neighbourhood where students emerged in waves from alleyways, shouting slogans and throwing bricks and stones.
They students burned a post office and motorcycle and forced police to retreat.
Police in riot gear fired tear gas shells and put out the post office fire.
First Published: Apr 07, 2006 11:05 IST