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Nepal

2 June 2006

IRIN (UN News)

KAPILBASTU — In the remote village of Mahadiyama in Kapilbastu district, 350 km southwest of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, local people still shudder with fear when they recall the murder one year ago of villager Salim Fakir and his elder brothers Jama and Namdan, who were shot dead in cold blood by Maoist insurgents. Local witnesses said that the Maoists, who have been waging war against the government for 10 years, had accused the brothers of joining a local vigilante... (GunPolicy.org)

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