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Television reporter seriously injured in attack

Mahottari based reporter at AP1 Television Nabin Chaudhary was brutally attacked on March 8 in Jaleshwor. Jaleshwor lies in Madhesh Province of Nepal.

Chaudhary's brother Ravi Chaudhary informed Freedom Forum that a group of drunk people attacked reporter Chaudhary with glass bottles while he was returning back to his home. He has sustained major injuries on his head due to glass pieces.

"He is still undergoing treatment in a hospital and is not in condition to speak. And we even donot know the reason for attack", said Ravi Chaudhary.

"He received treatment in the local hospital and was later referred to the federal capital for further treatment", said Ravi Chaudhary. Reporter Chaudhary is in bed rest as recommended by the doctor.

Police have arrested two attackers, informed reporter Chaudhary.

Freedom Forum condemns the incident. FF strongly urges the concerned authority to address the case seriously and ensure safety of the journalists in order to avoid such incidents in future.

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