Incident Reports

Onsari Gharti Magar also attacked with IED in Rolpa


Few days after her husband and CPN-Maoist Centre leader Barsha Man Pun was attacked with an improvised explosive devise, the Speaker of dissolved Parliament, Onsari Gharti Magar, has been attacked in the same way in Rolpa district today. Maoist leaders Pun and Krishna Bahadur Mahara were on a different vehicle when the explosive was hurled at Gharti’s vehicle near Bhadaure Jungle, according to police. The leaders were going to Liwang of the district to address a party function in the run-up to provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, after reaching Liwang, Mahara has commented that the attack was against political principles. The District Police Office says the attack did not cause any loss. After deploying a team to the incident site for investigation, police have launched a manhunt to nab the suspects. Gharti and Pun have been staying in Rolpa for last few days while Mahara had gone there from his constituency in Dang for the function today. रोल्पामा सभामुख ओनसरी घर्ती मगर लगायत माओवादी केन्द्रका नेताहरुलाई लक्षित गरी बम प्रहार भएको छ । माओवादी नेताहरु कृष्णबहादुर महरा र बर्षमान पुन चढेको गाडीलाई लक्षित गरी दुर्इवटा बम प्रहार भएको हो । लिवाङमा वाम गठबन्धनले आयोजना गरेको जनसभालाई सम्बोधन गर्न जाँदै गर्दा लिवाङ र सादोबाटोको बीचमा पर्ने भदौरे जंगलबाट बम प्रहार भएको हो । भदाैरे जंगलको भीरबाट नेताहरुको गाडी भन्दा १० मिटर अगाडि बम प्रहार भएको नेताहरुसँगै रहेका उपराष्ट्रपति नन्दबहादुर पुनका प्रेस संयोजक मनोज घर्ती मगरले जानकारी दिए । घटनामा कुनै क्षति नभएको जिल्ला प्रहरी कार्यालय रोल्पाले जानकारी दिएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Remote violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people NA
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha