Incident Reports

Bomb blast in Ncell Tower


Lumbini, Rolpa, Madi

An unidentified group has detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Ncell Tower at Kochang, Madi Rural Municipality of the district. The incident took place on the eve of the anniversary of the Maoist insurgency. The battery store room has been destructed by the explosion. A district level leader of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has claimed the explosion. He said, “We had planned to hit in one of the districts among Rolpa, Pyuthan, Salyan. It took place at Rolpa.” According to the District Police Inspector Sudarshan Panthi, the detail about the destruction is yet to be identified. Police has already started investigation regarding the incident. However, according to CDO Dr Dijan Bhattarai, the tower is still in operation.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Remote violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED) , Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people NA
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org , CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
National/Online Media , INSEC