Incident Reports

IED went off near Taji forest


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Kispang, Ward 2

An IED went off near the Taji forest in Kispang Rural Municipality-2 on Thursday. The bomb exploded soon after a Nepali Congress rally led by its proportional representation candidate Bahadur Singh Tamang passed the area. There were no casualties as the incident happened in the forest area, said police. Some torn sample ballot papers and a bag possibly used for carrying the explosives were found near the site. A security team was dispatched to the area for probe, said police.
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
National/Online Media