Incident Reports

Unidentified group sets truck on fire


Karnali, Jumla, Chandannath

A mini-truck was set ablaze by an unidentified group at Khalanga this morning. The mini-truck (Na.2 Kha. 4602) was put on fire by sprinkling petrol in the driver’s cabin, police said. The locals put out the fire and informed police. Cadres of the band enforcers are suspected to have carried out the arson. However, Jumla secretary of Nepal Communist Party (Biplav), Birsha Bahadur Shahi refuted it. Meanwhile police have launched an investigation into the incident. The banda called by the NCP brought traffic to a standstill in Jumla with academic institutions remaining shut as well.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Secondary Form Strike/Bandh
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people NA
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
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