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Three years on, Nepal remains conflict zone and a killing field after peace agreement.

Byline: ANI

Kathmandu, Sep.22 (ANI): Almost three years after the signing of a Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. ), Nepal continues to remain a conflict zone with no respite in killings, abductions and serious rights violations.

The past two years and 10 months has witnessed a total of 1,284 deaths, 2,100 abductions and mushrooming of over 100 underground armed outfits, according to according to
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One distinct feature of post-CPA killings is that around 33 percent of them are committed by unidentified armed groups.

According to the report, while the UCPN-M and the state allegedly killed a total of 31 and 112 people respectively, 1,141 people were killed by new armed groups, reports Xinhua.

Besides the proliferation of new armed forces in the southern Nepal's Terai This article is about the regions of India and Nepal. For specific Terai/Tarai region of Nepal, see Madhesh. For the former town in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, see Terai, Ishikawa.  region, political parties' have also formed semi-armed youth wings. (ANI)

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