Nepal Opposition Turn Violent in Parliament

January 20, 2015 4:34 AM

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Opposition parties staged general strike to shut down Nepal on Tuesday as opposition politicians threw chairs and attacked the parliamentary speaker in a bid to block the government from pushing through a draft of a new constitution.

They backed up a call for the strike in the Himalayan nation with violence, attacking buses and taxis, and forcing schools and markets to close.

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