Incident Reports

Bomb defused in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Security personnel have disposed an explosive, which was found near the District Forest Office Polling Station in Banke. A team of Nepal Army was deployed to defuse the bomb. Initially, the news of bomb created some havoc among the voters. The security is at high alert in the second phase of local level elections. जिल्ला वन कार्यालय बाँकेमा रहेको मतदान केन्द्र नजिक सुतली बम फेला परेको छ । बम फेला परेपछि त्यहाँ रहेका मतदाताहरू त्रसित छन् भने नेपाली सेनाको बम निष्क्रिय पारेको वन कार्यालय केन्द्रका मतदान अधिकृत पुष्पराज बर्तौलाले जनाकारी दिए । अहिले त्यहाँको स्थिति सामान्य नै रहेको छ । बम भेटिएको स्थान मतदान केन्द्रबाट ५० मिटर टाढा छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Symbolic violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people NA
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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