Incident Reports

15 year old teen dies as homemade gun goes off


Bagmati, Sindhupalchok, Helambu, Ward 5

15-year-old Dinesh Tamang of Helambu-5 died as a homemade gun carried by his friend went off during a hunting trip on Dec 14. Dinesh along with two of his friends namely Pasang Tamang,25 and Sunil Tamang 18 was on their way to Chaurikhor Community Forest when the gun carried by Sunil accidentally went off and Dinesh was shot on his stomach. Dinesh succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital. Police have arrested Sunil while Pasang is on the run. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Homemade/traditional firearms
Primary Cause Others
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
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