Incident Reports

Improvised explosive device found at Ncell tower in Birendranagar


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar, Ward 11

Jan 1: An unidentified group planted an improvised explosive device at Pipira-based Ncell tower in Birendranagar, the headquarters of Karnali province.

A bomb disposal squad of Nepal Army has been mobilized to defuse the IED on Wednesday morning, according to Senior Superintendent of Police Dilli Raj Pant. "We are launching a probe into the incident," Pant told Republica Online.

Officials suspect the involvement of the cadres of outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for planting the IED.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Symbolic violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media