Police and smugglers open fire in Kanchanpur, Indian national shot dead
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KANCHANPUR: An Indian national was killed in a shootout between police and smugglers at Belauri Municipality-7 in Kanchanpur district on Friday.
According to the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, a smuggler was shot dead by a team of the Area Police Office patrolling the border area.
An Indian national was killed when a group of smugglers opened fire on the police near the Nepal-India border.
According to DSP Amar Bahadur Thapa of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, a group of four smugglers opened fire on the police.
Similarly, a policeman was slightly injured during the shootout, he added.