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Police in Nepal fire tear gas to disperse protest over US grant
short by Disha Jana / on Sunday, 20 February, 2022
Police in Nepal's Kathmandu fired tear gas and water cannons on protesters who took to the streets to oppose a US-funded infrastructure programme that was presented for ratification in parliament on Sunday. Demonstrators rallied against a US government agency's $500 million grant, which would be used to fund civic projects, on grounds that it may undermine Nepal's laws and sovereignty.
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