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Reporter Gole injured in assault

In the night of December 15, an unknown gang assaulted Raj Kumar Gole, reporter for the Nayapatrika daily, from Kavrepalanchowk.

Talking to Freedom Forum, reporter Gole said, "It was dark I was returning home after reporting at about 8:00pm. All of a sudden, an unknown gang asked me whether I was Mr Gole, and assaulted me."

He had to have eight stitches on left hand in the hospital after the assault.

He further said he was attacked because of his investigative reporting.

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