Incident Reports

Youth injured in shooting by an unidentified group in Rupandehi


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Siyari, Ward 1

20-year-old Birendra Kewat of Siyari rural municipality-3 of Rupandehi sustained serious injury after an unidentified group fired shot at him on April 19 evening. According to the police, the accused tried to loot mobile phone of the victim and after shot him after failing to loot. The victeim sustained serious injury on his leg and was sent to Lumbini provincial hospital in Butwal for treatment. Police  are further investigating the incident.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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