Protesters and police clash in Nepal after adoption of new constitution
By 22 September 2015
Nepalese police clash with supporters of opposition political parties during a protest against a draft constitution in Kathmandu on August 15, 2015. [photo credit: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images]
<p>Police in Nepal shot and injured at least three protesters on Monday a day after the Himalayan nation adopted its first democratic constitution, dashing hopes that the historic event would put a stop to weeks of bloodshed in which some 40 people have died.
</p><p>The demonstrators were in critical condition after police opened fire on an anti-constitution protest in the city of Biratnagar with blanks, rubber bullets and possibly live rounds, said Pramod Kharel, a deputy police superintendent in the Morang district of southern Nepal. A police officer was also wounded by protesters throwing stones, he said.
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