Incident Reports

Bhaktapur youth injured in armed attack


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur

A 23-year-old youth sustained injuries in an attack with a sharp weapon by his neighbours in Dadhikot of Bhaktapur on Thursday. Aayush Tamang was attacked by his neighbours Sanubabu Tamang and Rajesh Shrestha in Dadhikot, Anantalingeshwor-10 following an altercation over drinking water supply, police said. The duo had hit the victim’s head with the weapon, leaving him seriously injured. He was admitted at the Bhaktapur Hospital, which later referred the case to the Bir Hospital, police said. The attackers are on the run since the incident and police have launched a manhunt. Further investigation is underway. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of water resources (irrigation, hydropower)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
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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