Incident Reports

Chand men torch limestone factory in Chitwan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Chitwan National Park

The members of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist torched a limestone factory at Kalika Municipality-1 in Chitwan on Tuesday night. Police said a factory building, an excavator, and a machine were destroyed in the incident. Witnesses said a group of around 20-22 men clad in combat uniforms entered the factory compound at night and set the factory building and equipment on fire. Police on Wednesday said they have launched a search operation to arrest the arsonists. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 20--22
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
Severely damaged Buildings 1
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1
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