Nepal police fire on pro-democracy protesters Chris Buell at 11:14 AM ET
[JURIST] Police in Nepal [JURIST news archive] fired on a crowd of pro-democracy protestors [JURIST news archive] Tuesday, injuring at least 12, observers said. Reports said that protestors in Kathmandu marched from an area not covered by a curfew [JURIST report] toward a line of police, who then fired on the demonstrators. It was unclear whether police were using live ammunition or rubber bullets. Protestors have held marches [JURIST report] for the past six days, opposing the rule of King Gyanendra [official website] and often clashing with security forces.
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