Dhangadhi, Sept 11: At least 650 people had their health checked up at a health camp operated by the Nepalese Army in Joshipur VDC of Kailali District on Thursday.
The army mobilised in Tikapur town area including surrounding Joshipur, Durgauli, Thapapur, Munuwa, among other places following the violent incident that took place in Tikapur on August 24, ran the health camp for the benefit of the locals.
The army has been carrying out different activities, including conducting health camps and helping the locals rebuild their houses that were damaged due to the violence in these areas, since some days.
The curfew that had been clamped in Tikapur area since August 24 has been eased in the mornings since some days. People have started feeling relief with the easing of the curfew hours. The curfew is relaxed from 5 to 12 am today in Tikapur, the District Administration Office, Kailali stated.
Eight policemen and an infant were killed in the violence that broke out in Tikapur in course of the demonstration held by the Tharuhat Struggle Committee on August 24.
Meanwhile, the day-time curfew imposed in Dhangadhi since the incident continues today also. The curfew will be effective from 12 to 3 pm today in Dhangadhi, the local administration said.