Incident Reports

Bomb on Prithvi Highway


Bagmati, Dhading, Gajuri, Ward 2

A socket bomb was found in Dhading’s Gajuri Rural Municipality-2, along the Prithvi Highway on Tuesday afternoon. Locals informed the police after spotting a suspicious object on the road. A Nepal Army bomb disposal team from Devidatta battalion later confirmed and defused the bomb. Meanwhile, the finding of the bomb had disrupted traffic for about one-and-a-half hours on the highway. The road was cleared at 5:00pm. गजुरी गाउँपालिका-२ स्थित पृथ्वी राजमार्गमा मङ्सिर ५ गते दिउँसो नेत्रविक्रम चन्द नेतृत्वको नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टीका कार्यकर्ताले राखेको सकेट बम नेपली सेनाको डिस्पोजल टोलीले निष्कृय पारेको छ । नेपाली सेनाको बम डिस्पोजल टोलीले बम निष्कृय गरेपछि यातायात सुचारू भएको जिल्ला प्रहरी कार्यालयका डिएसपी रामबहादुर केसीले जानकारी दिए । निर्वाचन बहिष्कार गरेको सो पार्टीले राखेको बमका कारण पृथ्वी राजमार्ग मङ्सिर ५ गते दिउँसो ३ः३० बजेदेखि ४ः३० बजेसम्म यातायात अबरूद्ध भएको थियो ।
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 unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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