Incident Reports

Man severes uncle's hand with sword in sankhuwasabha


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Panchakhapan

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked with a sword by his own nephew in Shyabun-9 of Sankhuwasabha. 26-year-old Santosh Dahal attacked his uncle Dil Kumar Tamang with a sword during a dispute at around 10:00 pm on Thursday night. Santosh's hand was severed due to the attack. He is being treated at Khandbari hospital. Family sources informed that they are preparing to take the victim to Kathmandu for further treatment. Meanwhile, the locals have handed over the attacker to police. Police are preparing to press attempted murder charge on the arrested.  
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
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