Nepal MPs brawl 'like wild animals' in parliament over constitution disagreement

January 20, 2015 11:59 AM

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Nepal's opposition Maoist lawmakers have thrown chairs and injured four security officers in a brawl inside parliament, as tensions run high ahead of a deadline to complete a new constitution.

With just two days left to draft the charter, the Constituent Assembly met late into the night, but speaker Subash Nembang was forced to halt the debate after Maoist and Madhesi lawmakers scuffled with ruling party politicians.

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