Troops objected to woman's presence in the area, Indians gathered
Initial reports suggested the skirmish was sparked after Laagan's daughter-in-law, who hails from Nepal, was seen in the neighboring country. She was speaking to some Indians and the troops objected to it.
Soon, some 70-80 Indians gathered there.
People from both the countries have familial relations and since the border isn't fenced, they move freely to meet their relatives, officials in the know said.
The Armed Police Force (APF) of Nepal first fired in the air but fearing that locals could snatch their firearms, they took aim.
22-year-old Vikesh Yadav suffered a bullet injury in the abdomen area, was rushed to a local hospital, but couldn't be saved. Meanwhile, the injured were identified as Uday Thakur, 24, and Umesh Ram, 18.