Incident Reports

Anti-poll activists hurl IED at Ram Sharan Mahat in Nuwakot


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Kakani, Ward 5

Unidentified anti-election activists on Friday hurled an improvised explosive devise at Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat in Nuwakot district. Police say the incident took place in Kauthela, Kakani-5 of the district this morning. It has been learned that some Congress leader have sustained minor injuries in the incident. They have been identified as Upendra Mishra, Sabin Lama, Yash Kumar Tamang and Lila Gharti Magar. A jeep carrying the party cadres has been destroyed in the incident. The former finance minister is the party’s House of Representatives candidate from Nuwakot-1. A troop of the Armed Police Force has been sent to the incident site for probing. कांग्रेस नेता डा. रामशरण महतको चुनाव प्रचार टोलीलाई लक्षित गरी नुवाकोटमा वम विष्फोट भएको छ । त्यहाँको ककनी–५, काउलेथामा बम विष्फोट भएको हो । ककनी गाउँपालिकाबाट चतुरालेतर्फ जाँदै गर्दा भएको विष्फोटको छर्रा लाग्दा ३ जना कांग्रेस कार्यकर्ता घाइते भएको शसस्त्र प्रहरीका डिएसपी बासुदेव लोहनीले अनलाइनखबरलाई बताए । घटनाको लगत्तै सशस्त्र प्रहरीको टोली घटनास्थलतर्फ गएको छ । महत नुवाकोट क्षेत्र नम्बर १ बाट प्रतिनिधिसभाका उम्मेदवार हुन् ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Remote violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people NA
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 4
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media , INSEC , Local Newspaper - Chitwan , Local Newspaper - Parsa , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha