Seven Nepal police killed in clashes with anti-charter protesters


Nepalese police clash with supporters of opposition politcal parties during a protest against the draft constitution in Kathmandu on August 15, 2015. - AFP/File / Prakash Mathema

KATHMANDU, Aug 24, 2015 (AFP) - Seven police officers were killed in western Nepal Monday in clashes with demonstrators protesting against a proposed new constitution, police said.

The government said it was sending in the army after the clashes in Kailali district in the remote far west of the country, where authorities said there were reports three demonstrators may also have died.

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